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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    How often do you treat? Have alot of wild birds around last thing i need or want is for them to transfer bugs to my girls...
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    I don't treat the wild birds, but if I had an issue with them passng pests to my birds, I would consider it.
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    im looking for partridge eggs or chicks. if anyone has any can you please pm with prices (please include shipping) thank you
     
  4. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks, is that is a bottle or ?
     
  5. Hawkeye95

    Hawkeye95 Chillin' With My Peeps

    There are a couple different kinds. The kind I was thinking/talking about is the pour on. It is back in the cattle or horse section. It comes in a fairly large jug, so it's going to last forever for chickens. I do believe you can use the horse paste, too-- but I've never done that. Although, I buy the horse paste every 3 months for my horses, never used it on chickens. But the paste might be the cheaper option if you didn't want to buy a lot, but you'd have to get it down their beaks and get a drop or two down them.

    OH-- the paste comes in a tube that squeezes out like a syringe. The jug is a liquid that you would use a syringe for to put on their backs or give a drop down their beak.
     
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  6. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    Cinder the Showgirl (which up til Cinder I disliked SGs....BUT now am re-addicted to a chicken breed - UGH - LOL )
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    My fave dude in the world - Sherbert
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  7. TheChicknGarden

    TheChicknGarden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love your show girl! I cant wait to see my little ones and how they turn out... Hope they look as pretty as cinder
     
  8. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    They are too cute!
     
  9. JoshU

    JoshU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My youngsters and a red pullet(I think)
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    One of the whites, which were ebay eggs, only had a total of 6 toes. Not for breeding for sure. I am getting some white chicks next month. The blues are from my "black silkie pair". They really look charcoal gray in the sun though. So I am not sure what to call them. I really love silkies show type or not. They all have such personality and beauty. This all started because I had a red pullet that was the sweetest bird I have ever seen. She was getting pecked horribly so I had to find her some friends. Got Fred and Wilma from a bird hoarder add on craigslist. They were great together until Ethyl the sweetheart passed early this year. Now I am addicted to there personalities. I see no end in site to my silkie math at Circle U Farm.
     
  10. JoshU

    JoshU Chillin' With My Peeps

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