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I'd really love to get a silkie or two, another EE, and a Wyndotte. Not sure how silkies would do with the breads I already have though. Silkies also seem to be hard to find around here.


I wouldn't recommend putting Silkies in the same flock with the standard sized breeds as they're likely to take a beating from the larger birds. For this reason we had to remove our Silkies from the main flock and keep them in their own separate enclosure.


Edited by Michael OShay - 2/4/16 at 11:31am
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I wouldn't recommend putting Silkies in the same flock with the standard breeds as they're likely to take a beating from the larger birds. For this reason we had to remove our Silkies from the main flock and keep them in their own separate enclosure.

Awww, poor little things!!

If we decide to get silkies, I'll be sure to do that. Thank you!

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Awww, poor little things!!

If we decide to get silkies, I'll be sure to do that. Thank you!


You're welcome.

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