Chinese Silkie Chickens (Video)

Here is a video of my five Chinese Silkie chickens. Pompadour, the Silkie with the biggest pompom is the inspiration for a series of children’s books, poems and illustrations that I am working on with the Benedicte and Aletha (see The Ballade of Pomadour and Blanca). Blanca is a hamster owned by Aletha. She has 9 offspring, and maybe more in the future, and they will also feature in the stories.

13 thoughts on “Chinese Silkie Chickens (Video)

  1. It is great to see them in action! I recognized Pompi right away, such a star attitude to ignore the camera. She has the the best head pompom. Nice to see them and to hear them, thanks Gabrielle.

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    • Ha,ha. Yes, it is so very important not to get the pantaloons dirty. I would still like to write about another Pompadour who lives with the 18th century French aristocracy. Do you know about the real Madame de Pompadour – mistress of Louis XV?

  3. They are extremely fancy. Definite aristocrats. Have you heard about Hencam? It is a website in the UK where a farmer films his coop all day. It is a huge hit. My son checks in every day to see how the hens are going. Your chickens are much more photogenic than his. They could have their own show. Adorable!

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