Silkied Ameraucana Project

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by CatKai, Sep 28, 2013.

  1. LBKS

    LBKS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure about frizzles, but I'm sure it'd be an interesting project!

    Been caught up with a lot of things going on lately, but up to about 40 chicks hatched out and 92 more eggs in the incubator. There's going to be a lot of culling beyond just moving birds to the laying flock, but I think it'll be worth it for the project progress it'll help make possible. If only it was reasonable to hatch year round - could try for two generations in a year for faster progress!
     
  2. CoopDeDoo

    CoopDeDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Five of my Silkied AMs made it to lock down - 1 has pipped so far. Keep your fingers crossed and of course pics will be coming :)
     
  3. marsha tutterow

    marsha tutterow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone have silkied Ameraucana chicks for sale?
     
  4. LBKS

    LBKS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you can pickup, I have blues and splashes (splits and silkied) - keeping all my blacks for my breeding project.
     
  5. Thespoiledchicken

    Thespoiledchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many you want?

    I can sell you black silkied chicks and I can ship [​IMG]

    They won't be pure Blacks though as a lot of them will be split for Lavender.
     
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  6. DragonEggs

    DragonEggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wish I could come get some of those splash chicks... I'll be looking for splash hatching eggs soon!
     
  7. 8isenuff

    8isenuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Me too...I'm in Tx as well, so if you find some, let me know, and I'll do the same!
     
  8. bellschick

    bellschick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hope this thread isnt too old for someone to help me. This is my first time raising silkie chicks. They r about 2 weeks old and r having a hard time pooping. I am giving them chick starter and eletrolites and probiotics in their water. One chirps real loud and fast when it is trying to poop. Anyone?
     
  9. CatKai

    CatKai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This thread isn't about the Silkie breed. Do a search in the section linked below and you will find more info. Sounds like they may need their rear ends washed to remove dried poo keeping them from being able to go. I just feed chick starter and for water I use organic Heinz or Bragg apple cider vinegar (w/ the mother) - 1 tbs to 1 gallon of water. Never have any problems.

    Check this section:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/10/emergencies-diseases-injuries-and-cures
     
  10. CoopDeDoo

    CoopDeDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just popping in to add a pic [​IMG]
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    This was taken 4/13/14 - one week old. 3 of these little ones hatched and 1 blue non-silkied feathered one. I will post more pics of all 4 soon. Very excited about these little ones[​IMG]
     

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