Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by itsalwayssomething, Mar 15, 2018.

  1. itsalwayssomething

    itsalwayssomething In the Brooder

    Mar 15, 2018
    I am new to raising silkies, I have 12 in my flock. 5 that are over 24 weeks and laying and crowing, and 7 that I hatched from eggs that are now 8 weeks old I got from a breeder. I am having problems identifying my Cuckoo, the cuckoo I hatched from an egg turned out pure white and I don't know if its a defect or a rarity.

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  2. ramblingrose

    ramblingrose Chirping

    Jul 18, 2017
    I ordered 30 hen chick's from McMurray Murray and they gave me a rare chick for free can you tell me what kind it is it has feathers on its legs

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  3. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
    Hello and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us.

    I'd suggest using the search function for the silkie thread for the best advice.

    Best wishes
    Pork Pie
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  4. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
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  5. Plip

    Plip Free Ranging

    Apr 28, 2010
    NW Washington State
    Sounds like a great silkie flock!

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you here!
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  6. N F C

    N F C is it nap time yet?

    Dec 12, 2013

    I've never raised Silkies but they are popular with BYC members. You might try posting on this forum to see what input you get on your question:
    General breed discussions & FAQ

    Thanks for joining us!
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  7. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
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  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G’Day from down under itsalwayssomething :frow Welcome!

    This is a link to the Silkie Thread Pork Pie mentioned.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out.

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
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