Tag Archives: Silkie Bantams

New Shed Row Barn at TBN Ranch

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The barn for my chickens is finally done! They are moved in and today’s full basket of egga tells me they’re happy hens! Setting up the broody pen tomorrow and hopefully in the next few weeks I’ll have somebody feeling … Continue reading

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Treat Guide for Chickens

What kind of treats are best for chickens?  I found this article by the Chicken Chick that will help you make wise decisions when choosing nutritious treats for your flock. Chickens are funny creatures, some will eat anything you put … Continue reading

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Silkie Bantams Move to Finished Hen House

Yesterday morning was cloudy and only 89 at 7AM. I took full advantage of this somewhat cooler weather and informed my hens it was moving day. For a month I’ve grabbed an hour here and there trying to set up … Continue reading

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Silkie Bantam’s First Eggs!

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Exactly six months to the day and I have eggs from my ladies…  finally!  Another good piece of news is now I know for sure they are indeed pullets. Sometimes you just can’t tell on a SIlkie until they actually … Continue reading

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Silkie Chicks 5 Weeks Old

Girls? Well, I have my doubts. Silkies are a new breed for me, so I’m having to rely on those who can better identify the early characteristics of their gender. According to the Silkie forum on backyardchicken.com (the chicken bible,) … Continue reading

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