Im getting a Bantam Red Silkie

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by DeeThomas, Mar 13, 2009.

  1. DeeThomas

    DeeThomas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to incubate 3 Bantam Red Silkie eggs from mypetchicken.com!

    What do I need to know about hatching/raising chickens?
     
  2. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    chick food, and a warm brooder for 6 weeks at least.
     
  3. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    Don't forget lots of [​IMG] and care. [​IMG]
    Also bantams are fragile as new chicks [​IMG] but other than that they aren't hard to take care of.
    Just to warn you I have read on the forum there is a disease going around and it is called fuzzybutt syndrome [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] and it is almost impossable not to catch [​IMG]
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  4. ZooMummzy

    ZooMummzy Queen of the Zoo

    Mar 31, 2008
    Philomath, Oregon
    Quote:Indeed there is and it is an evil, evil thing...but oh so much fun, lol [​IMG]

    I am planning on getting silkies in as many colors as I can find in May.
     
  5. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

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  6. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    I need a good [​IMG] .... I'm better now [​IMG]
     

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