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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by JimmyAppleseed, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. JimmyAppleseed

    JimmyAppleseed Hatching

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    Hello everyone. I'm James and quite new at raising chickens. I built a coop last year and got my first chicks this summer. Last night I ordered a dozen bearded silkies and I can't wait to raise them. Only two of my first six chicks turned out to be hens and one of them is already laying :)
     

  2. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Songster

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  3. Shalom Farm

    Shalom Farm Chirping

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    did you order straight run(unsexed) silkies? Silkies are very hard to sex before 4-5 mos. of age - sometimes you don't know till they crow or lay eggs. They are beautiful birds tho. Put "silkie thread," in the search box and it some pop with with a few threads. Show girls are a variety of silky and you may want to explore them also.
     
  6. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    Welcome!
     
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    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Good luck with your new flock of silkies!
     
  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hello, James, welcome to BYC.
     

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