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Which breeds have the softest feathers?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by calee, Aug 8, 2008.

  1. calee

    calee Out Of The Brooder

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    I've noticed that our Barred Rock has the softest feathers out of our three girls... I don't know if it's just her, or if it's a breed thing.

    What do those of you with experience handling multiple breeds think?
     
  2. IloveTravis

    IloveTravis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My buff orpington and my Wyandotte have the softest feathers [​IMG] My barred rock is pretty soft too, when I can get a hold of her [​IMG]
     
  3. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    My buff orp is soft but my frizzles are the softest [​IMG]
     
  4. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    Definitely silkies!!! All silkies are made up of is fluff. [​IMG]
     
  5. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

    Feb 20, 2007
    Shepherd, Texas
    I agree, my Wyandottes have some very soft fluff, and LOTS of it. It's almost a pain to have to pluck one because of all the down.

    Silkies I think shouldn't count in this question, since all they have is fluff! They're more like petting your pet cat or rabbit. [​IMG]
     
  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Silkies and Orpingtons
     
  7. brownfarms

    brownfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My white cochins are SO soft. i love rubbing my face on them. That sounded wrong.
     
  8. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I say Cochins, Silkies, and Light BRahmas
     
  9. momofdrew

    momofdrew Chillin' With My Peeps

    Silkies have the softest feathers:D
     
  10. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I'd say my wyandottes.
     

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