Silkie

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Silkie

a bantam with white, curly feathers, a prominent crest of feathers, rose comb and a black skin and legs.
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In October 2013, a group of 280 silkie chickens and guinea fowl was introduced to the warehouse and subsequently exhibited signs of illness: many of these birds died during the next 3 months.
These included pigeons, pheasants, silkie chickens, guinea fowls, and chukar partridges.
Because the numbers of minor poultry (poultry other than chickens) sampled during this period were smaller, we included additional data (413 paired specimens collected from August 2005 through November 2006) obtained from cages holding silkie chickens, guinea fowls, pigeons, chukars, and pheasants.
The influenza (H9N2) isolation rates in drinking water and fecal droppings for silkie chickens were 5.