All right, so I am going to get my first chickens. *jumps around excitedly* I think we are going to start with 2 Brahmas, 2 Easter Eggers, and 2 Silkies, but I heard that the Silkies will sometimes get picked on, partially because they are more docile due to impaired vision. I desperately want the Silkies because I have heard so much about their darling personalities, and lets face it, they are just darn cute. They would be beloved pets though, and I really want to try and keep the bullying to a minimum in my soon to be flock of 6. Which brings me to my point- is there anything you can do to help them see better, such as trimming the tips of the feathers around their eyes, or is this Silkie sacrilege? Also I know that with some birds the blood supply extends part way up the feathers, so is this true with the feathers around the Silkies faces? That would be a TRAGIC thing to find out by trial and error so I definitely want to find out from someone who knows. Thanks!