Silkies originating in China

silkies

The Silkie reigns supreme when it comes to feathered pets. With their silky fluffy plumage they look as if they are formally dressed for a special occasion.

Its persistant broodiness is a breed characteristic,some people keep them just to hatch eggs from other fowl. They are good layers, although can be spasmodic.

They make an excellent childrens pet as they have a very quiet nature, easily tamed. They come in quite a collection of colors: Black, Blue, Buff, Partridge, Red, White, and shades of all the above. Although for show purposes, variations do not apply.

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