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Breeding Silkies

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by TattooChicken, Dec 31, 2013.

  1. TattooChicken

    TattooChicken New Egg

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    Hey Everyone, I'm new to BYC and I'm new to having chickens. First off, I'm sorry if this is in the wrong section. Please overlook. My issue is, my wife wants to breed her Silkies, but local ordinance doesn't allow Roosters where we live. So, does anyone "stud" their chickens? How does one go about that? Any advice would be appreciated. Thank you
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Good way to pick up diseases (like respiratory illness).

    Best to keep a closed flock for biosecurity, and not have roosters coming and going.
     
  3. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    I completely agree. Sadly, i am not sure what to recommend otherwise.. because sending a hen out to be bred is just as risky.
     
    Last edited: Dec 31, 2013
  4. youngchooklover

    youngchooklover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] From Australia.
     
  5. TattooChicken

    TattooChicken New Egg

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    That to was one of my concerns. Thanks for the advice!
     

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