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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chicklover31, Oct 27, 2014.

  1. chicklover31

    chicklover31 New Egg

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    Hello I am new to byc. I am excited to learn more . I started with 8 chicks in april and lost one about a week after we got them. Then got a new hen 2 months ago and lost another one have no idea why she was just dead when i checked them one morning sad!! So now I have 6 hens and one silkie rooster that is pretty evil, but its my only silkie so i can't get rid of it, lol!
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So sorry for your losses. Very young birds or new birds to to new grounds can contract coccidiosis which many times kills them.

    Sounds like you have a lovely flock now! Enjoy your Silkie, evil or not, and welcome to our flock!
     
  3. CarnyCat

    CarnyCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and Welcome, Sometimes if you handle you rooster more often and give treats they will become nicer. Good Luck[​IMG]
     
  4. matt44644

    matt44644 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hi and :welcome

    Hope everything goes well for you from now on!
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  7. Mini Farm Girl

    Mini Farm Girl New Egg

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    Welcome to BYC!! I am sorry to hear about your losses:( . Feel free to ask questions or advice!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens. You might like to subscribe to the "Silky thread.". just put that in the search box and it will pop up. The folks there can give you the best information on the breed. Maybe your rooster is protecting his flock and you see that as "evil." What is he doing ? Does he attack people?
     
  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! So sorry to hear about your losses...
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    I'm sorry for your losses. [​IMG] Good luck with the rest of your flock!
     

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