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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Auntyjack, Mar 21, 2018.

  1. Auntyjack

    Auntyjack In the Brooder

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    I inherited 3 little silkie hens and have fallen in love. My little girls are prolific layers - in summer I get 3 to 5 eggs a day, which seems to be contrary to the information I see everywhere else. I am wondering if this happens because they have complete freedom to move around my very save yard and also, they own a bug hotel to ensure a good supply of fresh, fast food.
     
  2. N F C

    N F C is it nap time yet?

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    Hi, it's nice to have you here! What's a bug hotel?
     
  3. Smuvers Farm

    Smuvers Farm Melvin Up the Taterhole

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    Glad you're here !

    A must have for your poultry is a FIRST AID KIT for any issues that would arise. (https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/suggestions-for-a-first-aid-kit.1150128/)
    It's definitely better to have it and not need it rather than need it and not have it.

    Also, make sure your coop(s) have a proper amount of VENTILATION. (https://www.backyardchickens.com/ar...-there-and-cut-more-holes-in-your-coop.47774/) Your chickens will absolutely thank you for it!

    One last thing, if you're into gardening, feel free to join this years SEED SWAP (https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/seed-swap.1220129/)
     
  4. MissMaple

    MissMaple Songster

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    Welcome! I sometimes get 2 eggs from 1 hen in a day. x2 on the bug hotel! Did you make it?
     
  5. MissMaple

    MissMaple Songster

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    OMG! I just looked up "bug hotel". That's such a cool idea for chickens! Can you post a picture of yours?
     
  6. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
     
  7. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to BYC :frow
     
  8. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    My Coop
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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  10. MrsMistyReal

    MrsMistyReal Enabler

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    Welcome aboard to BYC family gr8 people tons of information loads of fun enjoy shake your tail feathers 58aff217829958a978a4a6d2.png
     

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