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White Silkie Bantam Chickens

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Price: $4.59
Breed Specific Minimum: 5

Availability: Usually Ships in 3 to 5 Weeks

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White Silkie Bantam Chicken

Silkie Chickens are a truly unique and one of a kind breed of chicken originating in Asia. Silkie Chickens are ideal as pets and the hens are especially broody and will raise chicks from other species. Of all Bantam Chicken breeds, the Silkie is by far one of the most popular and has even been referred to as the "lap dog" of chickens. They have multiple features to qualify them as a fancy breed: Turquoise earlobes, Five toes, Crests, and Feathered feet. While most chicken breeds grow out of their soft and adorable baby chick fur, the Silkie Chickens retain this trait throughout their lives, giving them a mass appeal among pet chicken owners.

Silkie Bantam Chickens have bluish black skin, beaks, bones, and meat that are a result of a melanotic gene. They also have an abundance of silky soft feathers. Silkie Chickens are not only extremely soft and adorable, but they are also quite entertaining to watch in a flock. They have extremely endearing personalities and can truly make an excellent and lovable pet. In the far east where the Silkie Chicken originated, they are still raised as pets and eaten as well. Silkie Chickens are recognized to have both bearded and non-bearded varieties. When you order our Silkie Chickens you will receive a mix of both.

The Silkie is an ancient breed and the first western account of the existence of this unique and fascinating soft feathered breed comes from Marco Polo in his travels during the thirteenth century. This cute breed and its silky soft feathers makes an ideal pet and can be quite useful in sitting on eggs of other chicken or duck breeds.
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White Silkie Bantam Chicken Info

  • Adult Weight - Male: 36 ounces ; Female: 32 ounces
  • Color - Soft White Plumage
  • Purpose - Ornamental
  • Egg Production - Ok
  • Egg Color - small eggs with a light pinkish tint
  • Region of Origin -Asia

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Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 9 Write a review.

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ok April 22, 2015
Reviewer: Brad White from marion, IN United States  
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Great chicks April 14, 2015
Reviewer: Easton Brown from Park River, ND United States  
Ordered 5 with a variety of other bantams. Absolutely love these little guys. all showed up happy and healthy and are still kicking after 2 weeks.

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Bantam chicks March 3, 2015
Reviewer: Evelyn Hilmer from napa, CA United States  
All arrived alive with extras

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Silkies February 16, 2015
Reviewer: Linda Lechalk from Albuquerque, NM United States  
All came in alive only lost 1

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AMAZING BIRDS July 14, 2014
Reviewer: Lisa Josey from Bartow, GA United States  
Amazing birds, they arrived alive and they were so healthy...thanks so much. Will buy more in the future. Plus free shipping, you can't go wrong with free shipping *****

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