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  1. Technical Articles & Write-Up Submissions
  2. Article Forum
    While most often thought of as barnyard birds, chickens are found in urban, suburban, and rural environments across the country - and for good reasons! Chickens produce fresh eggs for their owners to enjoy themselves or sell, provide a natural form of pest control, and make fun, inexpensive, and...
  3. Incubation & Hatching
    Hi all, I have a broody Silkie who has been sitting on some fertilised Silkie eggs I bought, and day 21 is coming up this weekend. She is now in her own section of the coop with her own food and water. My question is, I've heard that sometimes Silkie chicks can get tangled in their Mother's...
  4. Breeds & Genetics
    Hi All, I am new to Silkie breeding but have established a B/B/S breeding pen as well as a White breeding pen. I have a Red Pyle hen and am not sure what I can do with her for breeding. I know she can't be in either of the pens I already have. I'm not familiar with "specialty colors" which I...
  5. Breeds & Genetics
    I am just starting out hatching my own silkies, so far I'm just doing b/b/s and have them in a separate pen which is going well. I have a couple questions. One I think I already know the answer to, (yes?), which is: Can I put my "lavender" silkie hen in the B/B/S group? I was told lavender...
  6. Chickens
    Free to good home - 1 Brahma Hen and 1 Slikie / Red Star mix Hen. See picks. Pick-up only - Fredericksburg VA. The Brahma is 19 months old and the Silkie mix is 5 months old. Please send email to: [email protected]
  7. Chickens
    I have two black Silkie Chicks for sale (more hatching in the next two weeks)
  8. General Chicken Discussion
    Where do you get a silkie? I want one but don't know where to get one.
  9. Broody Hens & Egg Laying
    Does anyone know about the age for silkies to go broody and laying???? From what I have read, they could start as young as 5 months. I got mine when they were around 5-6 weeks old (around easter). Also, does anyone know how to sex them??? I have one white with the rooster type crest on it's...
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