Silkie

Average User Rating:
5/5,
  • Breed Purpose:
    Show bird
    Comb:
    Single, cushion, V shaped, buttercup, rose
    Broodiness:
    Consistently
    Climate Tolerance:
    Cold tolerance: Poor. Heat tolerance: Good
    Egg Productivity:
    3 eggs per week
    Egg Size:
    Small
    Egg Color:
    Cream
    Breed Temperament:
    Lap bird, sweet, tame, Docile
    Breed Colors/Varieties:
    Blue, White, Buff, Splash, Lavender, black, paint
    Breed Size:
    Small, bantam
    Color:
    Varieties
    Buy URL:
    Chickens for backyards
    This is a sweet and game chicken breed. They are mostly for shows, and pets. They originated in China or Southeast Asia.
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Recent User Reviews

  1. <3 mi some chickies
    5/5,
    "Must have for mixed flock"
    Pros - very sweet, great personality
    Cons - starts out very shy and skittish
  2. sassysarah123
    5/5,
    "Silkie"
    Pros - Lap birds, sweet and tame!
    Cons - Can't see to well.
    Silkies are a nice sweet lap bird. I am getting some soon!

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