Hello from Vernonia, OR

bonniethesilkie

Hatching
Jan 8, 2016
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Vernonia, OR
Hello all! I'm new to BYC and have owned chickens for 3 years. I'm on my 2nd flock amd I think I found my favorite breed...bantam silkies!

I have a black hen, Bonnie; and a lavender roo, Clyde. They have recently mated and she is now broody....we'll see what happens!
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Michael OShay

Crowing
5 Years
May 14, 2014
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Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Your Silkies are beautiful. Thanks for posting their pics. :eek:) If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your hatch.
 

Yorkshire Coop

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Premium Feather Member
6 Years
Aug 16, 2014
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Hi :welcome

Glad you could join the flock! What lovely silkies you have there! I've not kept them myself but a friend has some and they are lovely little birds and very friendly too. They have been great birds for her children who love to let them. Lovely to hear you are enjoying your silkies.

Wish you the very best of luck with them in the future. Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
 

drumstick diva

Still crazy after all these years.
Premium Feather Member
11 Years
Aug 26, 2009
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Welcome to Backyard chickens. Silkies are generally very good broody mamas. You might like to join the "Silkie thread," and learn much more about the breed.
 

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