silkie bantam

  1. Alexandria_t

    How many eggs can a silkie sit on?

    My silkie has been broody so I decided to give her some eggs. I gave her 2 small standard size (a little bit bigger than a silkie egg) and 1 regular standard sized eggs. So far she has 3 eggs. How many eggs would you give a silkie? I was looking around and some people said 13-14?! I think that...
  2. SavvySilkieMom

    Pine pellets instead of Pine shavings?

    Going to be keep two indoor silkies for ESAs. I want to keep the smell to a minimum and the mess too. I read on here to use pine pellets instead of pine shavings. Is this a good idea?
  3. Alejolive

    Free white Silkie Bantam in Austin Texas

    I live in Austin Texas 78750. I got my 10 silkies Bantam 5 months ago. I'm getting rid of one of the roosters because I already got 2 more. Text me if you are interested.
  4. Krisitne

    Some Pics of My Pretties...

    I've been out in my yard, stalking my little flock again with my camera. Here is my Polish girl and one of my Paint silkies.
  5. C

    Mixed silkies or some kind of deformity? TSC assorted bantams

    hello! I just signed up for an account so my apologies if this is in the wrong section or something. last week (aug 10th) I got 4 assorted bantams from my local tsc. I asked if they knew what breed they were and all i got was an "i dunno, black silkies I think." from what I've researched, it...
  6. Verbon30

    Need a good name for my small silkie farm

    I was going to go with FLUFFY BUTT FARM but there are a few with that name already. I want to print up some business cards.
  7. Verbon30

    silkies is a bit a scratching normal

    Is a bit a scratching normal. Or should I be breaking out the spray. There's no scabs or eat other sides of irritation.
  8. D

    What color silkie is that?

    I hatched this little pullet from eggs I bought online. She is now 10 weeks. On the actual egg is was written that it was a porcelain color but I’m not sure is it actually porcelain cos it looks a little bit too dark. What color do y’all think she is.
  9. MichiganSilkie

    Silkie Bantam Chickens For Sale - $75 ( SE Michigan)

    As hard as this is to believe.... I have too many chickens :p Selling five silkie bantam chickens as a group, four hens and one rooster. The splash rooster is three-years-old, the white hen is two-years-old and the three blue hens are all one-year-old. These chickens were all hatched on my farm...
  10. melzieg8

    EE’s and silkie bantam cross chicks for sale in MA

    i have Easter eggers crossed with a silkie bantam cross roo chicks for sale and silkie bantam cross (sizzles) for sale! The EE chicks have feathered feet already not sure if they will be bantam yet or not but I don’t think so. Super cute and ready to go!!
  11. Caden Clinton

    Need help sexing a buff silkie

    Hello, I have now owned silkies for about four days! The one in the picture is probably about 7 weeks old. I know that the only way to truly find their gender is through DNA testing. I just want a basic idea on what you guys think this beautiful buff is. Thanks!:D
  12. ChrissyMP

    Silkie Chicken gender

    Hello! I am new to this site and these are my first silkie chicks, but I have been reading lots of things online about how it is difficult to tell their gender at a young age. I’m just curious if anyone on here thinks my black silkie will turn out to be a rooster, just based off of memory on how...
  13. Leelu13

    Silkie pullets or cockerals? ( plus cute pics:)

    These are my silkie babies that I have wanted forever. Over the moon with them! Hubby got them as a Mothers Day gift the week before on Star Wars Day-hence the names.(yes,I'm a big nerd;) All are a little over six weeks. One I think is definitely a roo ( Solo). Would love to hear what you think!
  14. W

    Help Vent Warts/Growths in Sick Silkie Roo

    I need help figuring out what is wrong with my silkie roo. Here is what we have observed and done so far: - Roughly 3 weeks ago He stopped standing up was very weak in the legs and stopped eating. He came and spent a couple days with his “nana” and he got medicated water and quiet time without...
  15. awyman

    Silkie Hatchery Preference.

    So thinking about getting some silkies chicks soon. Does anyone know where I could get silkie pullets from? I only want around 4. I’ve always had a dream to get 4 and name them Stevie Nicks, Cher, Dolly Parton, and Reba. :D
  16. Aprils_Silkies

    Silkie Hatching Eggs 12+

    Silkie hatching eggs available in paint, blue cream, and splash. We breed to the standard of perfection. You can see additional pictures on our Facebook page: April's Silkies
  17. DeanBaugh

    My try at a golden laced silkie

    Hi so this idea started a year ago I hatched a golden laced black silkie Cochin cross so this year I paired the crosses with a blue silkie and I hatched the most amazing baby over the weekend and I’m waiting to see if it has silkie feathers If it does then I need a name for the color because it...
  18. PoofBallSilkie

    Trying to find a south Texas silkie breeder.

    I’m trying to get some Silkie chicks this summer. I live in south Texas (Houston). I’m wanting to find a nearby good quality Silkie breeder. There don’t seem to be many active breeders around my area that I know of. If anyone knows of any, I would be happy to take suggestions. Also, is it...
  19. PoofBallSilkie

    Hopefully about to get started!

    Hello, and no, I don’t have any chickens yet. I live in a suburb area in Houston,Texas (hot and humid weather). I am trying to buy 3 Silkie chicks this summer. I’m so excited and can’t wait. If anyone knows anything that I absolutely need to know first, I’m all ears!! Thanks.
  20. Erie26

    Broody hens

    Hi fellow chicken lovers! I have been doing some research on which is the best broody hens to add in my flocks. From what I been hearing, Silkies and Cochens are the top best broody breed. But I am concern with Silkies options, because there are some information about the hens being mean and...
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