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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BamaChick123, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. BamaChick123

    BamaChick123 In the Brooder

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    I'm in Alabama and need to ask a question... I have 4 hens & one rooster (Dominecque),,, they are all 5 months old. My rooster pecks on my quiet & shy little Silkie- Blanche. My dad says he will grow out of it, some people say he won't... Whats everyone's opionion ???????? My little Silkie trys to hide from him. :-/
     

  2. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    It's there pecking order and some of the biger chickens most of the time peck on the little chickens. It's just what they do. But some times they get bad about it and hurt the little chicken. Just watch you silkie around the other chickens and see what they do.[​IMG]
     
  3. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Songster

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    [​IMG] from Texas. I would keep the Silkie in a separate to keep her from being pecked at. Silkies do well in confinement.
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Quote:x2!! [​IMG]
     

  6. BamaChick123

    BamaChick123 In the Brooder

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    Thanks,,, I have them in a coop & run but let them out in the evenings... I love to hear the rooster crow, so I'm really torn about getting rid of him... ??????????
     
  7. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Quote:I would keep him, just separate the Silkie. Silkies make awesome house chickens!! [​IMG]
     
  8. BamaChick123

    BamaChick123 In the Brooder

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    LOL... I'm texting my brother to let him know ... that I need another smaller coop & run built, especially since he had soooo much fun building the first... eek!!! afraid he's gonna block my number... [​IMG]
     
  9. greymane

    greymane Songster

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    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes of New York. He (your brother) will get used to it. It is only the beginning!

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  10. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!! Glad you joined!! [​IMG]
     

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