silkie roos

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by johnskoi, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. johnskoi

    johnskoi Chillin' With My Peeps

    been bitten by the silkie/showgirl bug bigtime![​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] .. been hatching over the summer and still going at it .. i can find homes for the extras in a heartbeat, and have already, but i get donor's remorse quickly [​IMG] ..obviously, i want mostly hens in my flock in progress, but i'd like to have a pen of 'roos only' as well ... i've got some separated from the girls for the time being until the girls are old enough and ready .. .

    what's the max number of roos to be comfortably and healthily kept together in an 8 by 8 pen? can let 'em free range .. feral cat colony would wipe 'em out instantly..

    all input appreciated!
  2. silkielover5

    silkielover5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 11, 2011
    Hudson WI
    idk about ur question but could u post pictures of your showgirls here are 2 of mine. i know my cockerels pretty bad considering selling him they are 4 monthes old. i LOVE them
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2011

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