IN SEARCH OF SILKIE CHICKS

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by L1015, Nov 3, 2017.

  1. L1015

    L1015 In the Brooder

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    In search of silkie chicks near Cincinnati, OH. Any information would be greatly appreciated, thank you!
     
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  2. AlleysChicks

    AlleysChicks Enabler Premium Member

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    I will have some in the spring. I couldn’t find any local around here. I ended up ordering some from a hatchery.
     
  3. L1015

    L1015 In the Brooder

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    We were hoping to find some for early spring so that is perfect! Thought I'd get a jump start on our search. Where are you located? Thanks for replying:)
     
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  4. AlleysChicks

    AlleysChicks Enabler Premium Member

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    Good idea because they are hard to find! I’m about an hour east of cincy.
     
  5. learycow

    learycow Crowing 7 Years

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    I'm in Maine but can ship. I currently have some adult pairs for sale as well as chicks due throughout December!
     
  6. L1015

    L1015 In the Brooder

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    Thank you for replying! Were hoping to find some for early spring, any chance you'll have some then?
     
  7. learycow

    learycow Crowing 7 Years

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    Certainly! My hens usually lay all winter so I continually hatch
     
  8. L1015

    L1015 In the Brooder

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    That is great news!!! We'd like to get 5 females (as young as possible) the first week of March. When would I need to order them by?

    Thanks!!
     
  9. learycow

    learycow Crowing 7 Years

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    Unfortunately you cannot sex silkies as babies. Too small and can't be vented. So they are straight run.
    As newly hatched my minimum to ship is 6-8 (depending on temps at time of shipping). If they are a few weeks older, I can usually safely ship as few as 5 as long as it's not too cold
     
  10. L1015

    L1015 In the Brooder

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    Hi there, we've decided to bring our chicks home in February. Will you have any available around that time?


    Thanks and have a great day,
    Lindsay
     

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