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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by trubl1, Mar 7, 2014.

  1. trubl1

    trubl1 New Egg

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    Hello all!

    We currently do not have any animals other than a pita cat and sweet dog. I live in unincorporated east Whittier, Ca. To my knowledge there is no chicken locally. I am thinking that 3-4 silkie (?) hens would be a good start. Feedback, comments and questions are all eagerly solicited at this point!

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  2. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    welcome to BYC [​IMG] silkies are awesome first chickens
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  4. trubl1

    trubl1 New Egg

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  5. TwoCrows

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

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] If you want info on silkies put "Silkie Thread," in the search box, and then post away. Silkies are very popular and there are several dedicated threads for them. Silkies are not great layers but, they may meet your needs.
     
  7. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

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  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - silkies are great but spend a lot of time going broody. You may want some other birds for egg production.
     
  9. trubl1

    trubl1 New Egg

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    What is broody? Suggestions for egg production (prefer 3 & 6 year old daughter friendly) ?

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    Ameraucanasouth Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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