I know silkies are naturally a smaller size but my silkie turns 1 year in March well Feb. 29 but ya know leap year. That's the day we got her so I'm guessing 1 year but she just seems smaller in size. I've seen lots of people holing and picking up their silkies like regular chickens but she's just not too size for me to do that. I pick up under the wings because it's awkward to cover her wings because she tries to flap. So when she flaps I gently toss her up and catch her onto my hand and she perches on my arms so I can never hold her. She's very skittish and I want to help that and improve that as well. Can anyone help me? If you need pictures of her I can give them.