How tall does a silkie get?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by L*A*G*, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. L*A*G*

    L*A*G* Songster

    Nov 19, 2008
    planet chicken
    about how tall is a full grown silkie hen up to its back?
    and how many large eggs and chicks can she handle?
     
  2. katrinag

    katrinag Songster

    not sure how tall. I would say about 6-9 eggs, whatever she can cover well. I had 5 turkey eggs under one of my hens with no problem.
     

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