New TO BYC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by alleycat-0816, Apr 1, 2015.

  1. alleycat-0816

    alleycat-0816 New Egg

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    Hello from Nevada, I am a new member although I have always come here to find information. At the moment I am looking for some new additions to my coup, specifically silkie bantams, or others that are the best brooders. Please get ahold of me if you have any info, as always I cannot wait to learn more
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Silkies are an excellent choice if you are looking for a broody breed. Other good choices would be brahmas, orpingtons, and cochins.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Put "Silkie thread," in the search box, and you will be able to post your questions where silkie breeders will see them. Silkies can be phenomenal broodies, but, not every silkie will want to brood chicks. Silkies from hatchery stock generally don't look like the SOP and may have broodiness bred out of them.

    Welcome to Backyard chickens
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided join our flock. If your looking for good brooders, Silkies are the very best. They will sometimes spend weeks trying to hatch a golf ball. :eek:) Our Silkies raised a number of broods for us. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in getting your Silkies.
     
  7. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     

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