Hello!! Couple Questions!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by badidea04, Sep 30, 2012.

  1. badidea04

    badidea04 New Egg

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    So i bought 7 silkie chicks june 13th and they are getting a nice size now. I have 3 roosters and 4 hens. I love how all my roosters look and ive been told that you can only keep one or two. I eventually want to hatch some baby chicks and just see the awesome life process but i wanta make sure everything would run smooth. I have an 8x16x10 coop for them and they free roam during the day for about a good 2 hours. They dont fight or anything. Inside the coop i have two mini coops and then when long big coop thats the length of the whole wall. There is hay on the ground and hay in each coop. I live in Michigan and cant wait for them to take off. Also how are silkies in the winter? I have a heat lamp in there running at night and they just huddle up every where. I have made it this far so i would basically like to know how to continue this awesome process. I have 1 silver male, 1 silver and orange male, and one black and orange male. Then 1 black and silver hen, 1 white, 1 splash, and 1 black and orange female. Thank you

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  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Your chickens are adorable! I don't know much about Silkies, but we have some Silkie threads here like this one: Silkie thread! where you can chat with other owners and share tips and advice. Enjoy!
     
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