Pure Breeds


The Silkie is a breed of chicken named for its atypically fluffy plumage, which is said to feel like silk and satin.

Primary use: eggs
Egg production (annual): 100
Egg size: Small
Temperament: Friendly, Calm
Recognized variety stocked: Non-Bearded White, Non-Bearded Gold
Egg color: Tinted, Cream

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