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@kuchchicksWe were looking at getting a silkie roo, but how does its fluffy feet do in the wey winters?
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@kuchchicksWe were looking at getting a silkie roo, but how does its fluffy feet do in the wey winters?

Silkies in general are not as cold hardy (or wet hardy for that matter).  But you can do some things to help out with that.  Make sure that they can get out of the elements.  Also I put down either wood chips, straw, or pallets for them to get up and out of the mud and slush.  Also I have roosting poles outside for them to get up on.  Other than that my silkies seems to do just fine.  Honestly this is the first time in 7 years that I have had a weather issue with my silkies.  

 

My poor little roo... My daughter named him Yeti... He's such a sweet boy.  He's one of the most gentle roos I have ever had.  If you end up getting a silkie roo you will be happy.  He's the second one we had and the other was just as nice.  

Some days you just have to put on the hat and remind them who they are dealing with. Release the flying monkies!

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Some days you just have to put on the hat and remind them who they are dealing with. Release the flying monkies!

~Miracles DO happen!~

~Life is not disposable.~


~You do the best you can with the information you have at the time. When you know better, you do better.~
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