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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bludvlgrl, Feb 9, 2014.

  1. bludvlgrl

    bludvlgrl New Egg

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    We are getting ready to start a flock of 4-6 chickens. We would really like to raise Silkies and I would love to hear from anyone with experience raising them.
     
  2. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  4. herechilychiky

    herechilychiky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello, Welcome to BYC!!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Loads of silkie threads on BYC - even one on Grooming and Bathing silkies for show.
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    I don't raise silkies but I do know they are cute birds! I hear they are a bit fragile however and more attention to detail needs to be done for them.

    Enjoy all your poultry adventures!
     
  7. bludvlgrl

    bludvlgrl New Egg

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    Thank you for all of the info. As cute as they are we are wanting chickens that will lay more eggs than Silkies do so will maybe have to consider another breed.
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! My friendliest chicken is my Buff Orpington, Butterscotch.
     
  9. I used to raise them and they are the sweetest gentle little guys ever. And so cute and fluffy, they always want to be mommas and are broody most of the time if they can get away with it.

    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     

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