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8 Interesting Features of the Silkie Chicken Breed
January 6, 2020 · · Chickens 101

Silkies are distinctly different from any other chicken breed. They share a unique combination of genetic and behavioral features. In 2003, a group of Japanese researchers mapped the mitochondrial DNA of a Silkie to determine the breed’s genetic position in relation to other birds in the genus Gallus.

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Ask the Expert: Parasites (Lice, Mites, Worms, Etc.)

Do you have a question about parasites and your flock? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Feathers

Do you have a question about molting, feather picking, or other feather issues? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Pecking

Do you have a question about chicken pecking? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Summer

Do you have a question about keeping poultry in summer/heat? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Ducks

Do you have a question about ducks? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other duck owners.

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Ask the Expert: Predators

Do you have a question about poultry predators? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Coops

Do you have a question about coops and other poultry housing? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Breeding

Do you have questions about breeding poultry? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Feet & Legs

Do you have a question about poultry feet and legs? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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