Cheep thrills: More keep ornamental chickens as house pets

Owners such as Madam Ang are attracted to the docile nature of silkie chickens, which she likens to rabbits. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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SINGAPORE - On weekday afternoons, when her husband and children are at work, housewife Anne Ang sits by her balcony with her poodle, Mallow, by her side.

Before them, a brood of six silkie chickens bob about in cages, like an adorable screensaver in real time.

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