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Hi there from Missouri!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Silkiechickie, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. Silkiechickie

    Silkiechickie New Egg

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    Hi all, I'm new here... I'm 26 with 2 pugs, 1 cat, 1 blue crowned conure, and 2 Silkie Chickens, oh yeah, and a husband too. [​IMG]
    I grew up in California and moved to Missouri when I was 16 (yeah, from CA to MO, crazy I know!) and we have always had chickens in our backyard ever since I can remember.
    I've always loved chickens; if I had to pick my favorites, I'd say probably Silkies, Brahmas, and Cochins...
    So a couple months ago, I ordered 3 blue silkie eggs from ebay of all places. It was an awesome experience to hatch my own chickies from eggs...
    I made the incubator myself; I was only half convinced it would actually work! [​IMG]
    To my delight, 2 of the eggs hatched right on time! [​IMG]
    I had candled them and the third never developed at all, so maybe it wasn't fertile...
    But anyway, I have two beautiful babies that are doing great! I haven't named them yet because I'd really like to know if they're male or female first... I know they're pretty young (about 2 months old), but I thought I'd share a pic to see what your opinions were... The gray one looks more like a male to me and the black one looks like a female. What do you think?

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    and a side view, because it's so stinkin' hard to get chickens to look at you when you're trying to take a picture!
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    Thanks guys! I look forward to hearing from you! [​IMG]
     
  2. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC from North Central Florida
     
  3. mschickychick

    mschickychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice chickens. Thanks for sharing. Welcome to BYC. We are glad you're here.

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  4. michelle1017

    michelle1017 Goat Mama

    Aug 21, 2008
    Missouri
    [​IMG] from northern Missouri!
     
  5. pringle

    pringle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Pepperell,MA
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  6. andehens

    andehens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from California! [​IMG]
     
  7. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    [​IMG] from WI. Cute chickens but I think you may have to wait a little longer to be sure. Post pics in the "What Breed/Gender...." section....you should get some good responses there! [​IMG]
     
  8. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    ~*~*~WeLcOmE to BYC~*~*~ from SWVA!
     
  9. mullers3acers

    mullers3acers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2007
    la porte, In
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  10. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    A big Texas size [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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