How many silkies can u fit into a 1 ft x 1.5 ft area?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by insiderart, Sep 29, 2009.

  1. insiderart

    insiderart Obviously Insane

    Apr 30, 2009
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    14!!

    Tonight I went to check on the silkie/showgirls at bedtime and close the door. They were all squeezed together into one tiny little area!
     
  2. rstampa

    rstampa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One
     
  3. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    That could almost be a joke!
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    And where is the pic? Silkies like to pile, it wouldn't surprise me one bit!
     
  5. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    Well, it is getting chillier. i sometimes find my silkies sleeping on top of each other.
     
  6. solarquail

    solarquail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my silkies love to huddle in small little areas it is also like 60 degrees here so that might explain it a little
     
  7. birdsofthefarm

    birdsofthefarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1, chickens need 1 sq foot each!!
     
  8. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    aparently my silkies dont folow that rule, they have the space but prefer to sleep hudled up in about the same amount of space yours were in.

    The op has the space they just choose not to use it. Silly silkies [​IMG]
     
  9. insiderart

    insiderart Obviously Insane

    Apr 30, 2009
    Arkansas
    Nutty silkies. They are all about "the family bed". I must admit at first I was a little panicked. I thought that about 3/4 of them were missing. But when I looked in there were several little heads popped up in there.

    Usually they will sleep in 2 or 3 piles, but it's getting pretty cool here at night, it was 44F last night. So I guess it's all about the big pig pile!
     
  10. jojo@rolling acres farm

    [email protected] acres farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 15, 2009
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    My silkies do the exact same thing! Can't tell where one begins and the other one ends. They have the space...I think they just like to sleep that close. So cute!
     

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