Silkie thread!

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

  1. TheChicknGarden

    TheChicknGarden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The white looks like my strudel when he was little... Was hoping it was a she but he ended up a he... Still very young so you never know.
     
  2. TheChicknGarden

    TheChicknGarden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What does ivermectin treat?
     
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    It is predominantly considered a very broad spectrum wormer, but it also kills mites, lice and many other biting bugs.
     
  4. Basel

    Basel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do you dose it for chickens? I've used it for pet rodents and in my wildlife rehab on various mammals. Not sure how to do it with chickens.
    Thanks.
     
  5. farmgirljd09

    farmgirljd09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    THANK YOU, I appreciate the help and that someone answered me![​IMG]
     
  6. 3LilBirds

    3LilBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've come to the conclusion I NEED more Silkies... lol I was just looking at pics of my Nugget and I'm just awed by how fast they grow in such a short amount of time. I feel like such a proud Mommy. lol Also I love this forum all of you are so helpful!

    Nugget Feb 29th - Looks like a little Peep Marshmallow lol
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    Nugget now -
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  7. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    Aww, Nugget is a cutie! You obviously have not done your "chicken math" homework! One plus zero = ZERO in chicken math! Nugget needs some buddies!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. 3LilBirds

    3LilBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh Nugget has sisters just not Silkies. When I had gone to get Nugget I wanted to get two or three black silkies but the breeder didn't have any. :( So I got Nugget and have been hoping to find a couple of black or blue pullets. I still haven't found any near by close to the same age. :/

    These are Nuggets sisters -
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  9. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    My large fowl don't even recognize my Silkies as chickens. I think, Silkies tend to believe that they are more like alien mini-peacocks, and therefore need some of their own "kind" to hang with. [​IMG] I'm sure there are probably some breeders in your area right here on BYC. Have you posted a "wanted" ad in the Buy-Sell-Trade section?? If you just want a pet quality buddy for Nugget, you could probably find one near you for free, or very cheaply priced. Either that, or you could get yourself an incubator and start hatching your own babies with shipped eggs. BEWARE!! Hatching eggs is VERY ADDICTIVE!!! Ask me how I know....[​IMG]
     
  10. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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