Can Silkies (Silky Bantams) fly?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Sgsf, May 13, 2010.

  1. Sgsf

    Sgsf Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2010
    I built a perch inside their coop. Our new BB Red rooster, Black Cochin Bantams, and our Baby (sort of baby) Aracaunas.

    I've seen them all get up their (besides one of the Aracaunas and one of the Black Cochin Bantams (the rooster out of the Black Cochin doesn't even get up there?....)). But not one of the two White Silky Bantams has gotten up on the perch. Why is this?
  2. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

    May 27, 2009
    NW NJ
    Silkies can't fly because of their feathers.
  3. sunket77

    sunket77 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2009
    Texas Hill Country!
    nope they can't get on anything they can't jump to and even then they don't jump very well [​IMG] Mine won get on a perch she can step up to she is like a picky pampered poodle!

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