Hi new here and have a few questions!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Meg09, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. Meg09

    Meg09 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there! Im new here, not extremely new to chickens as Ive had them before, but new to a lot of the breeds. I do have a few questions. One pertains to the Yokohama species. How do Yokohamas fair in hot weather? Another is how Silkies hadle hot summers and cold winters, we live in CA so it doesnt snow. I dont have any chickens now but we are moving where we have some land so I will be able to get chickens again! Im just researching breeds right now and will probably buy from a hatchery or private breeder. Also kind of a random questionhow do roosters fair living together, 2 roosters only with an adequete amount if space? Just wondering because I used to have two roosters together with several hens and they always did very well together. Sorry I didnt know where to post these questions.
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I haven't personally raised them but there's a few people in my area who breed them. I'm in Texas so during the summer it gets well over 110 degrees. Their birds seem to do fine with proper shelter and fresh cool water
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    Roosters that are raised together usually do OK.
     
  5. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Welcome to BYC :)
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Silkies seem to handle temperature extremes quite well given proper shade in the summer and coop protection in the winter. Two roosters raised together MAY coexist peacefully.
     
  7. Carcajou

    Carcajou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
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    chickenpooplady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Highland County Ohio!!!
     

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