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Silkie questions

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by AnimeChicken, Jun 14, 2008.

  1. AnimeChicken

    AnimeChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    What do you do about a pen for silkies when you have a yard that gets extremely muddy every time it rains?
    Not too long ago dad went and got a couple of silkies (Adorable little things they are, and SOFT), and yet we have a yard that becomes a swamp almost every time it rains.(And its been raining A LOT lately.)
    So what to do?
     
  2. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    You can put sand in the pen,,,only let them on grass,,or coop them up when it is wet out
     
  3. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    Quote:yeah what he said lol

    lol nice to see some anime people on here lol [​IMG]
     
  4. AnimeChicken

    AnimeChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Sand....[​IMG] not so sure about that...the pens are on a sort-of-a-hill.....

    And yes, I'm into a lot of anime.
     
  5. angelmarie

    angelmarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you can try wood shavings i would suggest hay but if it gets wet it'll mold
     
  6. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could try straw, or even mulch.

    Is there any way you could cover the pen?
     
    Last edited: Jun 16, 2008
  7. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
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    i raise mine in above ground pens and coops off the ground. if they can't reach the mud and dirt they stay way cleaner. i raise all my breeds on wire not only due to mud but it protects from preditors better.
    silkie
     

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