how big are silkies

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by WhiteCochinLover, Oct 23, 2011.

  1. WhiteCochinLover

    WhiteCochinLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How big are silkies compared to Rhode island reds...? Thanks
     
  2. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    An adult male silkie weighs 36 oz. I have one RR that I'm guessing weighs about 5 lbs. Silkies are not tiny bantums. They look much bigger than they are because of all the fluff! [​IMG]
     
  3. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    Mine is about 3/4 the size of the Rhode Island Red hens I have. Maybe 3 or 4 inches shorter...but that's not including the Fluff!
     
  4. WhiteCochinLover

    WhiteCochinLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay. what color is your signature
     
  5. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My little silkie is tiny then...

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    here it is next to my 19 week old EE's.....
     
  6. WhiteCochinLover

    WhiteCochinLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love EE's
     
  7. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:That looks right to me. Cool photo! [​IMG]
     
  8. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Teal, just google a Hex Color Generator or #FF0 Codes for any color. [​IMG]
     
  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Silkies most of the time aren't much smaller than your standard hatchery hen. Certainly bigger than most purebred bantams.


    Or maybe I've only met some very big Silkies [​IMG]
     

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