Tiny the Midget Silkie

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by StrawberryHouseMouse, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. This is Tiny. Tiny is my little midget silkie that I got from Alan Stanford. I don't know if Tiny is a male or female yet but for now Im going to call Tiny a female just to make things easier. She is really sweet and loves to be cuddled and LOVES sun bathing. I took her out of the brooding room today since it was in the high 80's and had a little photo fun with her. She wanted to lay in my hand but I bursted her bubble and made her pose for me. She is a blue silkie, and her sibling is a lot darker then her, as well as a lot bigger. They are a little over 2 weeks old and doing very well as far as growth and feathering out is concerned. I really love how light colored of a blue Tiny is. She (if she is a she) should make a very hansom bird one day. (I think its a she cause most midget silkies are female for some reason.) Midget silkies are not something you can breed for. They happen ever so often with out warning and I guess you can say they are the runts. They usually dont live as long as normal silkies. I had one in the past (black penny) who lived 8 months. Hopefully Tiny will live longer then that.






    Last edited: Apr 24, 2009

  2. jimnjay

    jimnjay Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    Bryant Alabama
    Tiny is just precious. Good luck with her/him
  3. pringle

    pringle Songster

    Apr 16, 2009
    awwwwwww,she is just to cute [​IMG]
  4. nhnanna

    nhnanna Songster

    Jul 18, 2008
    The chicken coop
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  5. suenrob

    suenrob Songster

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    She is just adorable!!!! I hope I get one, I've got 8 silkie eggs in the bator on day 2
  6. Midget Silkie?!? hmmmmm......
  7. VettekLisa

    VettekLisa Songster

    Oct 18, 2008
    Hale, Missouri
    I think you have enough going on right now!

  8. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Shes' adorable! Pretty color too.

  9. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

    Jun 27, 2008
    West Central Ohio
    That's some vault! [​IMG]

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