Buff Silkie

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ilovemychickies, Feb 27, 2008.

  1. Hi all! Mom and I were wondering if a Buff Silkie is an Buff Orpington with a Silkie mix. Sorry that it's a silly question. Have a great day! [​IMG]

    Last edited: Feb 27, 2008
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    IF the BO roo didn't hurt the hen while maiting... or the Silkie roo could reach the hen, sure, it would be possible. However... I wouldn't like my 2lb hens running around with a 10 lb rooster.
  3. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    actually that is a good question from everything i have read or heard a buff orp is the base breed of all buff chickens. there is also such a thing as a bantam buff orp, not all are standard size. so yes it is possible that breed was used in the developement of the buff silkie.
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Oh yeah, those bantams, if you had one of those, no problem with the maiting.
  5. Cool! Thanks so much. We might try hatching a few Buff Silkies. [​IMG] Thanks again y'all! [​IMG]


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