Crazy chicken lady!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TStuart1983, May 8, 2016.

  1. TStuart1983

    TStuart1983 New Egg

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    I'm in North Florida. My land Lord and I have begun building up our chicken coop with breed variety! Bought my first silkie a few months back, a roo named Frank (for Frank Sinatra)! He began crowing a week ago so I bought him what I hope is a lady friend. I wanted to join to pick the minds of my fellow chicken lovers!
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Pick away - welcome to BYC.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. Frank was not really a one-girl kinda guy, and your Frank will be no different. If possible, he'll need a few more lady friends.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.


    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Silkies are very difficult to sex even for breeders. Usually can't tell before 4-5 mos. and sometimes not till they crow or lay. You may also want to check out the "Silkie thread," to learn more about this breed.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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