Hello from Colorado

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CoChicFarmer, Jul 27, 2013.

  1. CoChicFarmer

    CoChicFarmer New Egg

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    Hello all, I am a new member and would like to say thanks to the sponsors and all who post on here. This is a very helpful site, as I am new to the chicken world, and now that my pullets are getting bigger and I added a roo I now have some questions of my own.

    I currently have a silver lace that has just started laying (5 days ago) , I also have two Rhode island reds one is 4 months or so, same as silver lace. The other RIR is about two months I think they're all female. Then I have two of the show birds that have the fro also about two months. Last but not least I have a Silkie rooster around 2-3 months. My question is will he mate with my girls? And is it good to keep them together?
     
  2. MalMom

    MalMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] It's good to have you here. I'm new to chickens myself (I got my girls in March) so I'm always here learning! I'm also from Colorado. Do you have pictures of your flock?
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! Good luck to you and have fun!
     
  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]IF he is a cockerel(very hard to sex silkies before 4-5 mos.old) then he will breed your hens. If you want to keep the breeds pure, you'd have to have separate pens for each breed and the same breed rooster in each.
     
  7. Bmshany4

    Bmshany4 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello and welcome!
     
  8. CoChicFarmer

    CoChicFarmer New Egg

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    Thank you all.
     
  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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