I want a silkieee!! hehe

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Tripp16, Jun 25, 2011.

  1. Tripp16

    Tripp16 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2011
    North Carolina
    OK guys.
    I now want a silkie!!! I have been looking at pictures and my cousin has 5 of them and they are soooo sweet!! I want some soo bad!

    But the problem is I have 7 other puillets the will be 4 months old in July. (There growing up....) [​IMG] I would like to get the silkies as chicks so they will be tame and bond with me. [​IMG] I just dont want to go through another annoying integration..... [​IMG]

    Do you think I should just be happy with my babies I already have? Or are silkies easy to integrate? I of course wouldnt out them in until they were the size of my babies (my pullets)

    Any help would be great! [​IMG]

    Espescially silkie experts! [​IMG]
     
  2. Tripp16

    Tripp16 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2011
    North Carolina
    Nobody?? [​IMG]
     
  3. greenbottle27

    greenbottle27 Out Of The Brooder

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    Get the silkie, silly! It is a no brainer [​IMG]
     
  4. flnatv

    flnatv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought my daughter was insane when she wanted silkies... I LOVE them now...

    Everyone needs a silkie... Just remember they are sensitive and easily bullied [​IMG]

    I have one that follows me everywhere when I am outside with them.... my sweet little poof balls.
     
  5. hlf1996

    hlf1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Get the silkies! you wont regret it [​IMG] I started with one silkie I got by accident, now I have 2... and I am getting 23 silkie eggs in the mail sometime this week. haha but I will tell you in advance sense nobody told me.. Warning: Once you start getting silkies, you wont want to quit
     
  6. jen5680

    jen5680 Southside Silkie Shack

    Jun 18, 2009
    SW Ohio
    Yea a HUGE warning!!! Once you get a silkie that's all she wrote!!!!! Hooked forever and no going back!
     
  7. Lovable Chicks

    Lovable Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a friend give me a silkie when I first got into chickens LONG ago and I still like a few around...I have 7 now [​IMG]
     
  8. TarainNC

    TarainNC Out Of The Brooder

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    My 17 year old wanted a white silkie when I started keeping chickens. I found a handicapped hen( another story) and another hen on craiglist. they have been great. My grey splash went broody and hatched a baby duck for us! I also have 3 teenage silkies right now, too. So 5 silkies. They are great mama's. My husband thinks they are the ugliest chickens alive,lol !
     
  9. groundpecker

    groundpecker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would like to have a few quality silkies too! Maybe i will get in on an auction when i think the price is right.
     
  10. Flawedatdesign

    Flawedatdesign Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I had 3 lost 2 but the one that has survived is sooo cute and the seem to have a bit more personality IMO. Don't get me wrong the other chicks do to but the Silkie just seems to have a bit more spunk.


    Anyway Get the Silkie you'll be glad you did. But remember Chicken Math lol
     

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