Silkies have unusual qualities, such as black skin and bones, blue earlobes, and five toes. Sold as a mixed assortment of colors only. Silkies are often exhibited in poultry shows, and appear in various colors. They are well known for their calm, friendly temperament and are considered an ideal pet. Hens lay small eggs, are also exceptionally broody, and make good mothers. Though they are fair layers themselves, laying about three eggs a week. Silkies are named for their fluffy plumage, which is said to feel like silk. This breed has commonly been used to hatch eggs from other breeds and bird species. Sold as Straight Run Only!
APPROX. 100 SMALL EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: LIGHT BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 2.3 LBS. FEMALE 2 LBS.
Assorted Colors: Black, Blue, Buff, White
Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch!
(Bantam Minimum 20)