Another Silkie question...............

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by gabby3535, Nov 24, 2008.

  1. gabby3535

    gabby3535 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I want a mixed flock of egg layers (mainly pets though......) and wonder if anyone might have any suggestions on what breeds
    might be the most compatible with Silkies?
    I 'do' want larger hens (vs bantams........except the Silkies, of course!) and am attracted to the following breeds...................
    in no particular order.........
    Barred Rocks
    Delawares
    Sussex
    Faverolles
    Orpingtons
    Wayondottes
    Easter Eggers
    but any other suggestions are welcome!!

    Also, I will be having 1 roo with approx 6-8 hens........to be their "go-to" guy/protector, etc......and I would like him to be MAGNIFICENT looking and colorful!!!
    Any recommendations (as far as "magnificence"??) (and, yes, I know this is totally subjective..........but that's what I'm asking for!)

    Thanks!!
     
  2. jimnjay

    jimnjay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Faverolles and Silkies got along very well together.
     

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