what can silkies eat ?

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  1. Daniel_2kaii9

    Daniel_2kaii9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hey, what can silkies eat ?
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  2. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    Pretty much anything else a chicken eats. I have read that they should get less corn and more in the way of Vit. E. Mine have not ever really liked playing with whole apples or pears i put in with them but they gobble up cooked spaghetti noodles pretty fast.
     
  3. Daniel_2kaii9

    Daniel_2kaii9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    okayy i got 2 silkie chicks in a shed its 6 foot long and 3 and a half foot wide when thay grow up can i still keep them in there ?
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  4. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, that's big enough for both of them.
     
  5. Daniel_2kaii9

    Daniel_2kaii9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    will it be big enough for 3 ?
     
  6. silkielovr

    silkielovr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes it will, and it will be big enough probably for a long time.
    Silkies don't take up much room and the fancier they are the less the move around it seems.
    The pet quality birds run around like regular chickens but the heavy crested birds don't travel much [too hard to see and they get lost easy!]
     
  7. Daniel_2kaii9

    Daniel_2kaii9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok
     
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