silki hatchery

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by love4mychick, May 9, 2009.

  1. love4mychick

    love4mychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have looked almost every were dose any one know a hatchery that is hatching silkis right now
     
  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    McMurray, Strombergs, Ideal, MPC...
     
  3. swedishfish

    swedishfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how big are silkies? and are they only bantams? I want to get some too![​IMG]
     
  4. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Silkies are one of the only "True" bantams, meaning they weren't bred down from larger sized birds.
     
  5. swedishfish

    swedishfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so exactly how big do they get?
     
  6. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Thats hard to answer. Not very big, only a few pounds.
     
  7. love4mychick

    love4mychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i know i have wanted one scince i got into chickens
     
  8. cugo18

    cugo18 Out Of The Brooder

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    on strombergs site gives you a poultry breeds information sheet chicken class of breeds weight egg color etc. it is good 6 pages but it said that silkies are 28-32oz at adult weight. here is the site to get that info sheet
    www.strombergschickens.com [​IMG]
     
  9. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    most places are sold out I would order eggs and hatch them you will get better quality as well. Good luck [​IMG]
     
  10. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Quote:That is true ONLY in the United States. In the UK, however, there is a distinct bantam and Standard (Large Fowl) Silkie.

    ETA: Oh gosh I didn't recognize you Chris! That avatar of yours threw me off.... Please don't hurt me [​IMG]
     
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