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  1. Sylie replied to the thread Coop incorporations and advice for newbie.

    All of my runs are solid roofs but they have free range in the yard and garden (when I don't have food growing) which has no roof. Just...

    Jan 15, 2020 at 11:38 PM
  2. Sylie replied to the thread Gender check!.

    Mine are all hatchery so they never had a mom that they knew. (besides me lol, I spoil them) but when they were cold or scared they...

    Jan 15, 2020 at 12:06 AM
  3. Sylie liked robin416's post in the thread Gender check!.

    I had Silkies chicks do that. I had one that was several months old, Mom hatched some new chicks and he still tried everything he could...

    Jan 15, 2020 at 12:05 AM
  4. Sylie replied to the thread Coop incorporations and advice for newbie.

    Mine healed itself by rubbing it on a rock, Robin's didn't want to rub on a cement block. Mine looked exactly like yours, it's not...

    Jan 15, 2020 at 12:04 AM
  5. Sylie liked robin416's post in the thread Coop incorporations and advice for newbie.

    That's not the genetic one, luckily because they get worse and worse over time. At some point you'll notice that the top beak is hanging...

    Jan 15, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  6. Sylie replied to the thread Best treadle feeder?.

    lol I make oatmeal for my girls on nasty cold mornings, or some mornings when they can't go out because of ice and falling branches like...

    Jan 13, 2020 at 11:58 PM
  7. Sylie replied to the thread Best treadle feeder?.

    THERE YA GO!!! great idea! warm it up in winter, great little breakfast

    Jan 13, 2020 at 11:51 PM
  8. Sylie replied to the thread Coop incorporations and advice for newbie.

    NN's are just nasty looking.

    Jan 13, 2020 at 11:47 PM
  9. Sylie replied to the thread Best treadle feeder?.

    lol dust! I suppose you could have made mash and frozen it for emergencies :)

    Jan 13, 2020 at 11:46 PM
  10. Sylie replied to the thread Gender check!.

    I was thinking hen also but her legs look a little thick to me, maybe it's just the pic. Other wise, all signs so far point to hen imho

    Jan 13, 2020 at 11:45 PM
  11. Sylie replied to the thread Best treadle feeder?.

    ROFL! ( I envisioned a piece flinging across the room) I don't have problems with them being that hard, maybe it's a brand thing.

    Jan 13, 2020 at 11:32 PM
  12. Sylie replied to the thread Coop incorporations and advice for newbie.

    aaah gotcha! I've never had a silkie for more than a week, I baby sat 2 silkies for a week one time but have never raised them, no...

    Jan 13, 2020 at 11:31 PM