Silkie thread!

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

  1. scamperwillow

    scamperwillow Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh it really looks like you need some boys so you can make more beautful little silkies. I have two gorgeous white cockerels. Can you give them a home? they are from show lines?
     
  2. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    Those are super nice chicks! [​IMG]
     
  3. mama2my4

    mama2my4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is lovely!!

    My splash is 8 months, dark blue is 10 months and the light blue roo is 4 months.
     
  4. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    Perhaps an upper respiratory infection - yes its contagious. How's the ventilation in the room? Are you keeping the ammonia from the poo to a min mum and are your chicks eating their poop?
     
  5. mama2my4

    mama2my4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol. Nope, I have PLENTY of roos. In fact, I have two for sale!! But in either case, you are going to need to find someone with white girls for your white boys.
     
  6. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't plan on breeding whites, but thanks for the offer!
     
  7. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hope you get some good advice!
     
  8. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can't think of a more fun (or funner) outing!!
     
  9. littlecritters

    littlecritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry that you lost a chick! Last night I read a post with a similar
    situation. I can't locate which thread it was under (am using my iPhone
    In the car). I recall folks suggesting giving 1) yogurt, 2) Pedialyte or Gatorade,
    3) VetRx and 4) a crumble feed from Jeffers Supply which contained an antibiotic.
    The folks also recommended injectible antibiotics from a vet if feed with antibiotics
    is not available. Please let us know how you make out.
    Tina
     
  10. scamperwillow

    scamperwillow Out Of The Brooder

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    How awful. It were me, I'd take it to a vet. they can do a quick blood test and find out what it is. If it is contagious you want to know right away. We had a chicken last year that had MS and we had to cull the whole flock. It was the most horrible thing imaginable.
     

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