starting with silkies

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mdc0414, Nov 7, 2015.

  1. mdc0414

    mdc0414 New Egg

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    Hi. Have raised (fed,water,gather eggs and maintain coop) for my neighbor for maybe 5 years. Trying my hand at raising my own. Starting with 2 but will likely expand. Bernice is the darker and Shirley lighter...welcome any tips...about 4 wks I think[​IMG]
     
  2. Ameraucanas

    Ameraucanas Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Berenice ans Shirley look lovely :love I'm sure you will enjoy keeping them, it's a fantastic and very rewarding hobby to have. My top tip would be to check out the learning centre. Lots of super articles to help you keep them happy safe and healthy. Here is the link ~https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Wishing you the very best of luck in the future. Be sure to ask any questions that you may have, everyone here to help and very friendly.

    Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Bernice and Shirley are adorable. Thanks for posting their pics. :eek:) X2 on Yorkshire coop; if you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. If you like silkies, you will really enjoy the "Silkie thread." Would love to see photos of your silkies when they are several weeks older.

    Silkies are extremely difficult to sex before 4-5 mos. of age and sometimes not till they lay or crow.
     
  7. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.

    :love So sweet! Goodluck with your girls!
     
  8. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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  9. N F C

    N F C Happy T-Day! Premium Member Project Manager

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