Brought home a silkie hen today !

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by connor97, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. connor97

    connor97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    A pet store in my town had silkie hens for sale for 40$ and I couldn't resist. My 6 girls (7-8 weeks old) are being nice to her keeping the pecking to a minimum. And the adult hen hasnt been picking on the little 7 week old chicks at all, the silkie sure is a sweet breed. I hope everything goes well. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2013
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Generally when adding new birds to a flock it is necessary to quarantine. Hopefully she is healthy.

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