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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tarnigol, Nov 10, 2009.

  1. tarnigol

    tarnigol In the Brooder

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    hi, this forum is great!
    my husband bought me 3 silkies for my birthday. we picked them up yesterday.
    here is a pic of my 1 month old white hen.
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    she is already so sweet and friendly ,and enjoyed her first bath and blowdry.

    the only thing is she keeps twitching her head. i didn't see any mites, and she did have a bath.
    everything else about her seems normal.
    could it be from a vitamin deficiency? or maybe poor living conditions?

    if anyone has any ideas on what it could be., let me know. thanks:)
     

  2. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Crowing

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    Not sure about the shaking, I'm sure some of the more experienced BYCer's will help out
     
  3. tarnigol

    tarnigol In the Brooder

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    morristown ,
    i just saw this questionare, so i guess i'll answer it.


    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

    these are my first (the 3 silkies)

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?

    me- 3
    my husband - 4
    My husband takes care of our landlord's flock of white leghorns.


    (3) What breeds do you have?
    Me- silkies
    husband- rhode island reds
    Landlord- white leghorn hens, and an Americana rooster

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?

    now that i have chicks, i 've been doing alot of online research..

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?

    I love love love horses! art, scrapbooking, photography

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    i have 3 kids, a dog, that absolutely loves my new chicks. he runs to the cage whenever they cheep. he sleeps next to them, and protects them. [​IMG]
     
  4. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    Is it only her that is shaking? Any other symptoms? Did the previous have good living conditions for them?
     
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2009
  5. PeeperKeeper

    PeeperKeeper Songster

    Hi and Welcome....I hope its that she's trying to get used to her fluffiness. She's very pretty.
     
  6. Hi and [​IMG]

    You're so lucky to have Silkies! I hope I can get some someday. Hope your little hen is okay...
     
  7. DragonFeathers

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  9. fldiver97

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  10. Lil_Chickadee

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