This is Abby, a white Silkie hen. This unusual breed of chicken  Under all of those soft white feathers a Silkie is black -- skin, meat, and bones.

White Silkie Chicken
White Silkie Chicken

Silkies are a somewhat common meal in Asia and they have been used in traditional Chinese medicine since the 7th century. Fortunately, in the US, Silkies are more likely to end up as someone's pet. Abby is the precious darling of Amber Fox.

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