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Hello From Maine

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sjsoucie, Mar 1, 2015.

  1. sjsoucie

    sjsoucie Out Of The Brooder

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    So I am very new to the site and new to chickens,
    I have 10 chickens, 9 Silkes and 1 Barred rock. 4 of my silkies are roosters, they are very mellow, only one even acts like a rooster. I am looking to get rid of at least 2 of my roosters to good homes. They are beautiful, I have a silver, white, black with gold feathers these are the three I am willing to part with. Lister, my favorite is a weird awkward bird, black with HUGE maroon skin flaps, he is so funny to watch.
    Also, any advice on roosting, do they need to have a place to roost? My have just been sleeping in hay/shavings.
    Thanks
    Sammie from Maine.
     
  2. sjsoucie

    sjsoucie Out Of The Brooder

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    PS
    The chickens are all about 18 months old
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, when you have 20 posts, you can participate in the BYC "Buy,sell, trade forum." Silkies tend to pile up on the floor rather than roost. Probably because their big crests and beards obscure their vision.

    There are several dedicated Silkie threads at BYC, mainly by color - my favorite thread is just called "Silkie thread." Great way to learn more about silkies.
     
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    X2 on drumstick diva.

    Hope you can re-home your roosters!
     
  5. sjsoucie

    sjsoucie Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, I really hope I can find a good home for them, they are the sweetest roosters I have ever seen!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our community.

    Drumstick Diva's given you some good advice. Good luck with your Silkies! I've never kept them myself, but they sure are cute.[​IMG]
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our "flock!"

    Good luck finding homes for your roosters!
     
  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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

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