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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by katapillarb, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. katapillarb

    katapillarb In the Brooder

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    I have 2 barred rock chickens and they are three years old and was thinking about adding silkies to the group. Should they get along?
     
  2. Stiggy

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    they should if your birds are very docile. if aggressive then I wouldn't recommend it. Silkies are quite docile and can be bullied, so getting them would require careful introducing. Or you could put fertile silkie eggs under a hen if she went broody and introduce them that way
     
  3. katapillarb

    katapillarb In the Brooder

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    OK thank u
     
  4. katapillarb

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    Hi i have two silkies and i know i have one hen bc one is laying. Not sure which one and also not sure if the other one is a hen or a rooster. Can anyone help me out. One is bigger then the other with furry feet and has blue cheeks. The other one is a little smaller with no fur on the feet and doesnt have blue cheeks. Their combs are the same size and there has been no crowing. [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  5. Cass87

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    I have 2 barred rocks and a silkie. The BRs bullied the silkie for the first day but now they're all buddies
     
  6. Jenna14Chicken

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    OH.
    the one in the pic is a hen-pullet, the other pics didn't show up? ???
     
    Last edited: Sep 5, 2016
  7. katapillarb

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  8. katapillarb

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    [​IMG]
     
  9. katapillarb

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    I posted more pics jenna
     
  10. Jenna14Chicken

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    OH.
    Ok thanks, how old are they? :)
     

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