Silkies are bantams, but do they come in 2 sizes?

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valeriebutterley
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Silkies are bantams, but do they come in 2 sizes?

Post by valeriebutterley » Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:06 am

I believed that Silkies are one of the few true bantams, but I keep seeing ads for miniature Silkies in the ebay eggs for sale section. Can some very kind soul enlighten me on this subject please?
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Re: Silkies are bantams, but do they come in 2 sizes?

Post by Marigold » Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:08 pm

Yes, they do come both as bantams and in larger versions, Val. 'Miniature silkies' sounds too me like 'teacup yorkies' in dogs - an ad. posted by people who are hoping to sell to people who don't really know what they're buying!
Interesting article in Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silkie
and elsewhere online, see Google.
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