Silkie thread!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by americana-chick, Feb 16, 2010.

  1. littlecritters

    littlecritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, it is possible that the blue silkie below may turn out to be regular blue or even a blue partiridge? She has a bit of brown on the left side of her head.[​IMG]
     
  2. littlecritters

    littlecritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And thanks for all the nice comments on our photos. It was quite the challenge to get them to stay put!
     
  3. 3ChickensinNC

    3ChickensinNC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is a safe temperature to ship an adult bird? And if I see it makes that mark I will contact you to see if you still have him. I don't think it would take 3 days but more like two?
     
  4. mama2my4

    mama2my4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have on that looks a lot like that one, too!!
     
  5. mama2my4

    mama2my4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would hope two. I will check around on the temps unless someone here can tell me?
     
  6. mama2my4

    mama2my4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone??
     
  7. Hawkeye95

    Hawkeye95 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sorry, I had to read that again to see what you were asking. I was just looking at the set up. I use a dog kennel too. But it's temporary until we put in a nice run this summer. Here is my dog kennel:
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    Then I have this for right now for my silkies-- and I just built this and showed this a few pages back... (their pen is going to be built this summer)
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    The layer coop-- that's the yellow one. It does not have a top on it right now. The plan is to remove the dog kennel and build a more secure pen with a top on it and I'm going to partially roof it, too. But I'm not in a big hurry as this is working out pretty good for the time being. However, I am going to make it extra long and divide it so on the other side will be my silkies. I'm still not really sure what your question was! Were you asking about x-pens? I know people use those for their chicks. It looks like you have a fine set up that is working. If that didn't answer it, I guess get really specific with what you were wanting and I'll try again! LOL [​IMG]
     
  8. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is one of my young boys. I am just starting to see some streamers starting.

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  9. mama2my4

    mama2my4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, that would make two of us, lol!!

    It really isn't working, that is the thing. I feel like I need at least one more coop, if not more. I have two roos that have to be separate and I need somewhere for my grow outs. I am acutally considering a shed that I could divide up in to several runs, although that won't solve the outside issue. And I love your under the deck coop. We are renting, or I would SO do that!

    What do you have in the run of your coop? I have sand and I just hate it! It sticks to everything!

    Also, how big are your runs for how many birds?
     
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  10. mama2my4

    mama2my4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry double post....
     
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