Two months ago I rescued three silkie chicks--one headed for cull and the other two without great prospects. They have grown healthy, wealthy, and wise (sort of), but two of them turned out to be little roos -- started crowing at eight weeks, developed the head streamers, etc. -- (not permissible in my neighborhood) and have since gone to a new home as potential flock roosters. The last one, clearly smaller and less-developed than the other two and with a crippled leg, remains with us. Not sure if a roo or a hen--its development is definitely stunted, but this wee one is a sweet, social silkie in need of some company now that the two cockerels have gone to new homes. Any advice on age, type of pullet to introduce as companion to this little one? I can tell (s)he's lonely. Lots of distressed, bewildered peeping every time I leave. (Never peeped when the other two were in with him/her.) I don't want Truffle picked on. It's a fiddly dynamic. Would it be okay to introduce a well-tempered but much older silkie who's definitely a pullet *or* possible other breeds where I can be sure the new one is female?