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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickldy, Nov 9, 2013.

  1. chickldy

    chickldy In the Brooder

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    Our youngest daughter recently joined 4H, she's so excited! We have recently acquired four Silkies, all different colors. One has a sort of defect on its foot (this was a first chick from a new pair the breeder had tried out) & this one was a freebie-it's also the smallest, like a runt. Seems ok otherwise so far :) No clue if girls or boys. Playing it by ear lol. Literally. Building the coop soon, they are only 3 weeks right now. Can't wait!
     

  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome to BYC! Silkies are great pets, you'll really enjoy them. You might want to take pictures of the bad foot of the one silkie and post it on the Emergencies board in case there is something that could/should be done about it. So far as boys/girls go, they are really hard to tell apart until older, you can always post pictures on the What Breed Or Gender Is This board or one of the silkie threads to see if some of the silkie experts can help. People are also DNA testing their silkies if they have to know sooner.
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, and good luck with your silkies.
     
  4. AK Baha

    AK Baha Songster

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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] wish you would post photos - love silkies
     
  7. Sandstorm495

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm sure we would all love to see pics! [​IMG]
     

  8. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Crowing

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  9. All Henned Up

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    Welcome and enjoy BYC
    Steve. :frow
     
  10. chickldy

    chickldy In the Brooder

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    thanks everyone! Will have to try for a shot of the foot/feet (seems both may be affected). here are some shots of our babies.[​IMG]
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