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White silkie close-up

They are feathery, they are wacky, and they stand out!

The Silkie chicken breed is among the most uncommon kinds of chickens, offering yard chicken owners entertaining characters, friendly characters, and beautiful aim to boot.

This chicken type is noteworthy in the chicken world. It has some interesting qualities that not many other chickens have, such as black skin and bones, blue earlobes and the fact that it has five toes, while many chickens only have four.

Although Silkie chickens differ significantly from other popular breeds, making it among the less typical types you can raise is a distinct alternative that every homesteader needs to consider for their backyard flock.