"Chickenizing" my SO

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by FlyWheel, Dec 16, 2018.

  1. Shadrach

    Shadrach Roosterist

    Jul 31, 2018
    Catalonia, Spain
    My Coop
    Get her a rooster. Get her to read how to handle it and when the time comes, if it comes, you and the chickens can make babies and see which produces the cutest looking.:)
  2. 2 many chickens

    2 many chickens Songster

    Jan 14, 2017
    Definitely don't get her a rooster.
    They aren't a good idea for her first chicken.
    Pretty sure getting flogged by him when he's grown is not going to make her like chickens.
  3. MissChick@dee

    [email protected] ~ Dreaming Of Springtime ~

    Aug 18, 2017
    Caliente Nevada
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  4. MissChick@dee

    [email protected] ~ Dreaming Of Springtime ~

    Aug 18, 2017
    Caliente Nevada
    Just for those reading these replies...when they say not to handle the chicks it’s for Biosecurity...unknownly you can transmit diseases. Your chickens may have immunity to certain strains of virus’s that newly hatched chicks do not. And in a worse case scenario visa-versa.
    Last edited: Dec 17, 2018
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  5. Chickassan

    Chickassan Wattle Fondler

    Jeeze, you're on the right track already get the lady some brahmas or faverolles and watch her become a crazy chicken lady in front of your very eyes. Don't be put off by size, i'm 4"11 and 114 pounds and still snuggle my brahma girl. Favs are also very "clingy" and babyish even the fellas so if a rooster happens no big whoop! Big plus both breeds are super soft and slooow even as adults so they are perfect for nervous ladies, kids, seniors pretty much anybody who might need a softer less menaceing chicken.:)
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  6. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds!

    Feb 9, 2015
    West Virginia
    My Coop
    Bantam Cochins
  7. perchie.girl

    perchie.girl Desert Dweller

    @Shadrach :lau.... I love roosters and usually have about three with an orbiting flock of juvies messin with them.... only been flogged once... Second time he went "away"

    Chances are 50/50 a Silkey chick will be a hen or a roo. Because they cant be sexed... You dont know untill they Crow or Lay an egg. My Silky Roos Were a hoot. Kind to people But Dang they held their own with the LF roos.

    So Name the Silkey a name that can either Feminized or Masculineized... (is that a word)
    OR neutral... Like Pat....:gig

    Not to worry about egg production.... This is for her. and so worth it for entertainment value and peace....

  8. perchie.girl

    perchie.girl Desert Dweller

  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Umm, Folks, I believe @Shadrach posted in jest. :confused:
  10. Chickassan

    Chickassan Wattle Fondler

    You think @Shadrach would do something like that? Nooo.;)

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