I love Silkies. Show your love for the breed and post your pics

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by jay1995, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. jay1995

    jay1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love my silkies, I have five, and when we move I will have ALOT more. I love the breed and show your love for the very special bird. Post pics of your silkies. For the people just getting into silkies here is a breif history,
    The Silkie chicken is a bird that originated in China and was unique for their fur like feathers. They are birds that are not good in hot heat or cold, because their feathers dont hold in the cold or the heat. They are great beautiful chickens and make great pets. I would recommend this chicken if you are looking for a very calm docile animal. Also a very broody breed they will take carre of any chick or sit on any egg. They are just all around an AWSOME bird. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  2. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always thought it was China, as marco polo described a poultry with fur during his visit in 13th century.....

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  3. jay1995

    jay1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    woops thats what I ment. dont know why i did that.
     
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  4. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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  6. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    here is pic one named UNO she was just born yesterday
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    and here UNO is again with my second chick but UNO is in the back with the orange toes lol she is a silky
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  7. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:interesting colour... does it have a silver cap on it's head?
     
  8. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it looks like it does, it has 5 toes and is feather footed i was hoping it is a cross with a silver seabright but we will see
     
  9. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    any barred or cuckoo in the flock?
     
  10. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yea he had some i picked them up from a guy who had like 50 chickens lol along with ducks and a guniea
     

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