PHOTO: Rachael Brugger
Hobby Farms Editors
February 4, 2011

The breed comes in two varieties: bearded and non-bearded. Colors are black, white, partridge, buff, gray and blue.

Weight: 1 to 2 pounds

Urban Uses: Silkie chickens are primarily ornamental chickens, though they are also good layers. They are friendly and make good pets.

Egg Size: Small

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