post thoughts about sillkies

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by L*A*G*, Nov 22, 2008.

  1. L*A*G*

    L*A*G* Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
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    hi, I would love to know about when you raised sillkies.[​IMG]
    I never had sillkies myself but you might talk me into it![​IMG]
    tell me about their temperment too. pics would be even better.
    [​IMG] Please let me know, Larra
     
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  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Well, mine I got by accident. I bought a 'lot' of BTW Japanese chicks, and there were 6 silkie babies in there as well. My son absolutely fell in love with them!! They are very sweet chickens, even though they are ugly [​IMG] Here are some pics of our 'babies' they are still young, about 3-4 months I think. (they are cute when they're young, they get ugly when they get older!)
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    An adult roo we saw at the sale that DS just had to have!! [​IMG]

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  3. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Personally, I don't think they're ugly. But we all have our preferences. I would recommend getting some. They are very nice, soft/fluffy, and make great moms.
     
  4. L*A*G*

    L*A*G* Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    planet chicken
    SSSSSSSSOOOOOOOOOOO CUTE Little fuz balls!!!!! OK THAT IS IT I WANT SILLKIES:D
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  5. antiquebuff

    antiquebuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We love or Silkies! If it were up to me that is the only kind of chickens we would have!! But, then again, I love my Sultans, Top hats, Cochins and Japanese Bantams also.....but, silkies have a special place in my heart when they come up and want me to hold them!
    Get some, you will not be sorry! Enjoy.........................
     
  6. Bisqit&Gravy

    Bisqit&Gravy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got 3 adult silkies. I love them and like they way they look. Mine however are FREAKS!! as I found out today when I moved them to a new fenced area. I didn't think I'd ever catch them!!!!
    I plan to let them hatch some this spring and I'm sure they'll be friendly. All my OEG that hatched here and very friendly. Can't get them off me half the time...hahaha


    Here's my 2 hens and one rooster...


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  7. paduanchook

    paduanchook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my dauhter loves them, gentle...gentle and more gentle. even the roo is so mellow. I used my buff as a foster mother to my incubated chicks several times over. now tell me of another breed that will mother chicks she didnt hatch?
     
  8. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    They will be spoiled and sweet and evil and treat junkies and constant broodies and wanna be mamas and fuzzy and funny and good with young kids and ADDICTING!!!!

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  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    i love my silkie!..she is so quiet, and sweet..and very gentle!..mine is very sweet!...[​IMG]..
     
  10. L*A*G*

    L*A*G* Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    planet chicken
    I've got to get me one but do they get along with RIRS?
    Do U have to order them because I never hered of them
    until I joined BCY? R their eggs big and layed every day?
    Larra
     

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