New guy from NY

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by absolut247, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. absolut247

    absolut247 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,
    I'm Dan from Oswego, NY.
    I've been raising my chickens for a little less than a year now.
    I've got too White Silkie Roosters that are now grown, and 6 Red Star Hens, that are my layers.
    I live on the outskirts of the city, but almost in the country, so i have my coop and a penned in area for all of them.
    I'm loving it and I am in the planning stages of building another coop and run for some more chickens.

    Only issue I am having is that my two white silkies, which I raised from chicks, are now aggressive to each other.
    So I bought pinless peepers in the hope that it would chill them out, but somehow, they still found a way to nip each others combs. It looked like someone dumped red kool aid on them. I have them seperated right now. Wish there was something I could do, but I feel like one of them will be the patriarch of my new coop once it's built.

    Thanks for having me on your forums.
     
  2. Crafty-Duck

    Crafty-Duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never had silkies before but maybe someone else will know something! But anyway....

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  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California, sorry my Silkies can barely see each other with all the fluff, so never had that problem.
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Strange that they are aggressive to each other now. Are they both roosters? Put some Blue cote on their wounds, that should help a bit. Good luck!
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, absolut247, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! I've never had silkies but from everything I've read they are almost never aggressive - so...[​IMG] I wish you the best of luck with all your poultry!
     
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!
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    Glad you joined us!!!
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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