Is it a bad idea to get a Silkie? Please talk me out of it.

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Catalina, Jan 18, 2009.

  1. Catalina

    Catalina Songster

    Jul 19, 2007
    I want a Silkie ( or 2), but I don't plan on letting them hatch out chicks-ever.
    Is that bad?

    Please talk me out of Silkies! They are so cute! [​IMG]
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    1) they go broody ALOT
  3. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

    May 13, 2008
    OK don't get one. Did that work, are you over it now hehehe.
    Don't tell anybody but i may get one soon myself.

  4. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
    SW Florida
    Not going to let a silkie set eggs!!![​IMG] Good luck with that one. I have fought with my little white hen over this matter and have lost every time.
  5. I love my silkies!! I only have 2 that came in a bantam assortment but they are the cutest chicks!! Mine are so lovable and they remind me of big bird! [​IMG]
    I bet you will enjoy them!!! [​IMG]
  6. hehe. I think you really came to the wrong place to be talked out of getting a Silkie. Get one, or two, or.... [​IMG] Make sure to post photos. [​IMG]
  7. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    I have one and one only .....she goes broody in the depths of winter!!!! but she is so cute!!
  8. [​IMG]

    This is what happens when they go broody:

  9. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    TOOOO Cutie !!!
  10. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

    Apr 4, 2007
    Mansfield, MO
    I am sure Purple Chicken can talk you out of one [​IMG] Once you have had one can't live without them [​IMG]

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