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Silkie chicken

Gallus gallus domesticus


Egg: small, peach color. Silkie Chicken: small, soft, fluffy, adorable.


Backyard Coop, Midwest, Missouri.


Silkie chickens are smaller than usual chickens so the eggs are smaller and darker, if you don't know what a silkie chicken looks like google it and look for images. The egg color depends on the color of the chicken, for example if you had a white chicken then it's egg will be lighter than other colored chickens.

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naturewinnie 9 years ago

If you type rodent in the search box then if you look you will probably see my pic of my guinea pig and also if you tap the photos than you can see a bunch of them.

naturewinnie 9 years ago

Well I can't taste any difference of the taste of the egg but I do know that even if you under cook them there skin and bones are black and there are lots of different colored silkies I have a gray, two black ones and a white one and yes they are so soft!! If it's really cold outside I pick one up and put my hands under its wings it's really warm under there wings.

HeatherMiller 9 years ago

I can't wait. I looked at Google, like you suggested. One site said that the chickens are not good for meat or eggs, but that their feathers are like Persian cats. Do you think that is a true statement? Wikipedia is down today, but I will check there tomorrow.

naturewinnie 9 years ago

Im working on putting a pic of one of my chickens.

arlanda 9 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah naturewinnie!
I am waiting to see the chickens!

KarenL 9 years ago

Seeing this is making me feel hungry! There's nothing like the taste of really fresh eggs!
Welcome to Project Noah naturewinnie!

LauraMaria 9 years ago

What an interesting spotting! Very cool to see the differences in eggs between different kids of chickens. Maybe you can upload a photo of one of the chickens too! I'm looking forward to seeing photos of the cool wildlife you can find where you live :)

HeatherMiller 9 years ago

Hi Naturewinnie. Welcome to Project Noah! I love that you raise chickens in your backyard. I look forward to some pictures of the mother hen that laid that egg.

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St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Spotted on Jan 8, 2012
Submitted on Jan 11, 2012


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