bantams that can go with silkie?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by itsasmallfarm, Feb 13, 2017.

  1. itsasmallfarm

    itsasmallfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 27, 2016
    hello every one.

    am looking at adding some new chickens to my bantam pen/making a new pen. and i right now have 2 silkie hens which are extremely docile and timid (they are awesome) but we have at least 2 silkie roosters which we are getting rid of one, but decided that we would like some other bantams to go with them (hens and sell the roosters) so what other breeds that are docile and would go well with silkies.

    thanks its a smallfarm out. :)
  2. dheltzel

    dheltzel Overrun With Chickens

    Nov 30, 2013
    Pottstown, PA
    I mix Cochin bantams with my silkies without any problems. They all co-brood eggs most of the years and spread out over a large number of eggs, trading them back and forth and clucking to each other all day.
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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Another vote for bantam Cochins. I have a mixed pen and they do well together. My silkie rooster is completely bonded to one of my Cochin ladies, it's adorable. And they made lovely chicks last year.
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