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Silkie hardiness question

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Cluky, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. Cluky

    Cluky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2012
    Hello, I would like to know how hardy are Silkies? I live in northern IL so need to know.
  2. suzeqf

    suzeqf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2011
    I live in western ky and we had some pretty cold days with nasty windchills and my girls did fine. i just add an extra layer of shavings to the coop in the winter time and everyone snuggles close when it's cold and it's actually not that cold in the coop the key is having a draft free coop
  3. jfergz

    jfergz Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 5, 2012
    Ashley, Ohio
    We live in central ohio and housed our silkies in the barn with no problems this past winter...hope this helps

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