Silkie Question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Kim95037, Nov 24, 2012.

  1. Kim95037

    Kim95037 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey so how are silkie roosters temperment wise? Are they a little bit more mellow than other breeds? I was thinking about hatching some silikies in the spring, it seems easier to bring new chicks in that why rather than trying to integrate new chickens into an existing flock. I have a Russian Orloff rooster right now, would it be a problem to have a silkie rooster in the flock as well?? Heres a pic of my new blue silkie. My white silkie hatched her. SO cute!








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    Last edited: Nov 24, 2012
  2. groundpecker

    groundpecker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    generally silkie roos are less aggressive "towards humans". However, my silkie roos will defend their hens even against my largefowl Orps. I have a "backup breeder" silkie roo that will win any
    skirmish with any roo. He goes for the "kill" and can cause good damage.
     
  3. Kim95037

    Kim95037 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow that sounds like it would be cool to have a silkie rooster protector!
     

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