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silkies for cold weather?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by midwife mama, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. midwife mama

    midwife mama Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 1, 2009
    I live in zone 5, however winter lows are generally in the 20s in the coldest months at night. Is this too cold for silkies?

    Does this climate warrant "cold-hardy" breeds, or are we talking much colder temperatures necessitating these?

    Thank you!
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    Silkies do fine in the cold--keep them dry, however, and make sure they (or any creature) have shelter available.

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