New to the chicken world!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by katiec1824, Jan 25, 2015.

  1. katiec1824

    katiec1824 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am a brand new owner of 6 precious Silkie chickens I have 4 hens and 2 roosters..any info on the do's and don't of this breed would be great!!
     
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to our forum. I love those silkies. That is how I started umpteen years ago. They are gentle breed that can be handled easily. If you have a pure white hen, Ill come by and take her off your hands. LOL But in reality I'm looking to add one to my small flock this spring. WISHING YOU BEST
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  3. katiec1824

    katiec1824 Out Of The Brooder

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  4. katiec1824

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    I actually do have a solid white hen and she is bred to a solid white rooster so her next egg will be a solid white as well...I want to incorporate some other colors in with my buff and white ones but I'm not sure how to do that just yet lol
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    To learn more about Silkies, I suggest looking at this thread: Silkie thread!

    You may also find some information in the Breeds Review section: Silkie

    Good luck with your Silkies!
     
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2015
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  7. TwoCrows

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

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    You will definitely want to stop by our Silkies thread for more help with your birds. Wyandottes has left you with the link.

    Enjoy your cutie pies and welcome to our flock!
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us!

    I would be sure to check out the links about Silkies that Wyandottes7 gave you. Silkies are certainly cute little birds. [​IMG]
     
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  10. katiec1824

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    Does anyone know where to buy female silkie chics or pullets?
     

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