Named for its typically fluffy plumage, which is said to feel like silk and satin. The breed has several other unusual qualities, such as black skin and bones, blue earlobes, and five toes on each foot, whereas most chickens only have four.
Silkies are well known for their calm, friendly temperament great for children.
The Silkie is among the most docile of poultry. Hens are also exceptionally broody, and care for young well.
Lay 150-250 white/cream coloured small
And will continue laying seasonally for 4-5 years