I have 4 hatchery stock Silkies that are about 11 weeks old now.They are (supposed to be) two female Buffs, one female Partridge, and one male Partridge. They are still in the brooder, with 7 other standard breeds (yes, I know, they should be outside. Coop building had to be put on hold till just recently. Almost done. ). I have noticed that when I go to interact with them, they seem to be the most shy. My two buffs actually act terrorfied sometimes. I have had them since they were two days old and have handled them frequently. My first question, is this normal? Because I thought that Silkies were supposed to be very docile chickens. Almost all my other chicks are ok with being at least being touched. The partridge roo is ok, but the girls are very skiddish. Also, I have heard that as adults, they aren't always the sharpest knives in the drawer. Is this true for the breed, or is it because sometimes their feathers from their face and head interfere with their vision, making them appear less alert or for a lack of a better word, dumb? Thanks!