Category Archives: Silkies

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My chickens are growing up.

My little ones are getting bigger and I can tell what most of them are now.  There are a few exceptions like the Cochin below.  I also have several white crested polish but the one shown below has gold on the front.

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White Crested Polish

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Black Silkie

 

Easter Egger

Easter Egger

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More Pictures of my New Chicks

Here are a few pics of some of my new babies….

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Blue Silkie

Cream Brabanter or Tolbunt Polish ???

Cream Brabanter or Tolbunt Polish ???

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My news chicks….

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One of my daughters friends (and one of my “adoptive” daughters),  came to visit me Sunday.   When asked if I would like a few more chickens I told her I would love to have some silkies and if she had any.

Well….she brought me 22 silkies…..along with some d’uccles, cochins, seabrights, brahmas, creasted chickens, plus some others that I can’t remember.  In total, my flock has increased by something close to 70.  Yep…that’s  70 chickens with most of them being only a few days old.

I only had 13 to begin with so that was a huge increase.

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Am I hearing things?

I was getting ready to leave for work this morning when i heard an odd sound.  I could hear my rooster crowing   from the pen but then I heard another rooster crow around an area behind my vehicle.  I walked around a few times looked around my plants and up in my huge pecan tree.  I had about decided that I had just imagined the sound when I heard it again.

By this time I’m questioning my sanity.  I let my chickens free range during the day but they are locked up at night.  Was I really hearing a rooster crow outside of the chicken pen? After looking around a few more minutes, I spot this upside down flower pot.  Very suspicios looking…..I walk over to the pot and turn it over….

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and look what I found inside……My Partridge silkie rooster.   I was so relieved that I wasn’t crazy after all !

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Baby Silkie Chicks for Sale

Here are some of my silkie chicks that I have for sale.  So cute !!!

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