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PostPosted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 10:50 pm 
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Hi everyone.

I haven't been on BYP much lately because I've been busy on a mission ...

As quite a few of you are aware Ive had a lot of heartbreak with my silkies. After the loss of Honeybelle to Mareks disease I swore I wouldn't buy any more.
As with all addictions, easy to say harder to do.
Silkies are my passion. My obsession. So I couldn't help myself (despite knowing better) I have bought quite a few over the last several months. The following pics are of the stunning buffs and blues I had transported from breeders in NSW. I absolutely adore them and just want to share how pretty they are. I hope to breed them one day.

Meet Blossom a very, very special girl. She was so young and immature when she arrived. She was so excited in her coop one day she started flapping her wings and flew up in the air and smacked straight into the wall and knocked herself out cold. Her head was twisted on an angle for weeks. I took her to the vet and she confirmed head trauma. Poor little love finally came good but she hasn't been quite right ever since. I truly love this girl. I hope she makes it in the long run ...

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 10:53 pm 
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Her companion, Ginger. Both girls are vaccinated for Mareks.
Ginger arrived with 'head wobbles'. My vet is uncertain of the cause so I wont be able to breed this pretty girl.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 10:56 pm 
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Bluebonnet is quite young but I think will mature into a stunning girl.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 11:00 pm 
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My favourite blue girl, Tinkerbell. She arrived with respiratory issues that have been coming and going. I hope she will be ok down the track. She's also quite young but the most confident blue girl. She's beautiful.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 11:09 pm 
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My third blue girl on the right (yet to be named). The breeder wanted to keep this girl for himself so it took a lot of persuasion for him to let me buy her. She was expensive but worth every cent.
It was my dream to have blues and these lovely girls have met all my expectations. I took a foolish risk bringing them onto my property but I'm trying to build up my flock to then breed my own and not have to introduce anymore in the future. I pray they will be ok.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 11:13 pm 
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I have more pics to follow so stay tuned... and 2 more silkies arriving from NSW tomorrow.

(Sorry I have to download and post them individually, files are too big to download on the photo gallery).

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:26 am 
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Oh they are gorgeous LMG, i can see why you couldnt say no :laughing

Really i wish you great success with these - its about time you had a win with your silkies - lets hope 2015 will be that year :thumbs:


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 9:09 am 
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:th angelcake and many thanks for all your support throughout my silkie journey.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 9:16 am 
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Your most welcome :biggrin:

Onwards and upwards :thumbs:


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 4:59 pm 
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They are very beautiful, I hope they thrive and live for ages.

The buffs look very similar to mine - did you get them from Kurrajong? My blues are not as nice as yours, they were from a different breeder, need to get some better ones if possible.

Good luck :-)


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 6:57 pm 
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So happy for you LMG :yess

I hope they all go really well for you! Your due a great year!

Really looking forward to your updates on these wonderful girls!


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:55 pm 
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Oh how beautiful!! Very happy for you!

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 9:10 pm 
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Oh! Oh! Oh! Could we have a naming contest for the 3rd blue girl? They are all just scrumptious!

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 01, 2015 12:05 am 
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Greenfumb my buffs were from a breeder in Glenorie, my blues from Parkes. The breeder of the blues has a lot of stock available at the moment. He's got a facebook page if youre interested pm me and I can give you more info. His silkies aren't cheap though so just depends how much youre willing to pay for blues.

Thanks SoGreen and Trillian. I hope your pretty flock are doing well ?

By all means smallflock help me choose a name for my 3rd blue girl :thumbs:

And here are my older girls I have bought over the last few months. I chose these girls to breed with my roo and I've sold fertile eggs from them. So if anyone wants some let me know :-D


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Silkie crosses, 8 roosters and forever in my heart my precious Thumbelina.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 01, 2015 12:08 am 
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