Newbie to chickens and BYC...I have 2 silkie hens arriving friday

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  1. shannifran

    shannifran New Egg

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    Hi guys and girls,
    Thanks for letting me join! I have two silkie hens a little under a year old arriving friday...my first ever chickens and I have an a frame hutch, bedding, feeder / food and waterer all ready, plus a small bag of mixed corn to help them get used to me and incase I need to tempt them back in the coop at night!
    Any advice is greatly appreciated xxx
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  2. Odelia

    Odelia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would not let them out of the coop for the first few days. That way they have time to learn that this is their new home and they will come back at night.
     
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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
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  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Enjoy your silkies. They sure are a lovely breed!
     
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  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our community.
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to the flock. What color silkies are you getting? You may want to subscribe to "Silkie thread." just put that name in the search box and it should pop up, lots of silkie talk and beautiful pictures.
     
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  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
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  8. leilanio

    leilanio Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the best resource for all things chicken! [​IMG]
    I find I can literally spend hours on this site hopping around and reading how to do better for the girls.


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  9. 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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  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community!

    Good luck with your Silkies! It sounds like you're very well prepared for them.
     
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