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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2007
    Minnesota
    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
    2) GET EM THEY ARE SO CUTE
     
  3. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    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.

    AL
     
  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. Patch of Heaven Farm

    Patch of Heaven Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    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. newchickenfamily

    newchickenfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

    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:

    [​IMG]
     
  9. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

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

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    I am sure Purple Chicken can talk you out of one [​IMG] Once you have had one ...............you can't live without them [​IMG]
     

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