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Originally Posted by Chicken Crazy12 View Post


I'm not sure..... these will be my first silkie ducklings, so we will see. If we get them around the same time I can post pics of what mine look like because Holderread Guaranteed them to be silkie feathered.
 



 


OK, sounds good.  I will have to post tons of pics of mine too.  I'm just so excited to see what color/s I get.  I want greys, or blacks.  But I don't really care. 

 

Heres the Email I got to explain the silkie genes.

 

   For a Silkie duck to have the silkie feathering, it needs two of the silkie genes...or said another way, a duck that is homozygous (for the silkie gene) will have silkie feathering.  A normal feathered Silkie (or a heterozygous Silkie) has only one silkie gene.  So mating of Silkies is as follows:
    -- Homozygous Silkie (2 genes) mated with heterozygous Silkie (1 gene) will produce the following:  1/2 homozygous Silkies and 1/2 heterozygous Silkies.
    --Heterozygous Silkie mated with heterozygous Silkie will produce the following: 1/4 homozygous Silkie, 1/2 heterozygous Silkie and 1/4 non Silkies

  Mating heterozygous Silkie with homozygous Silkie often gives the best reproduction.  Let me know if you have further questions.

 

 

I really didn't read it correct the first time lol

A small flock of ducks (3 welsh harlequins and a rouen) a pair of american geese, a lovely anatiolian shepherd, and 10 ducklings ariving on march 18th!!!!!!

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A small flock of ducks (3 welsh harlequins and a rouen) a pair of american geese, a lovely anatiolian shepherd, and 10 ducklings ariving on march 18th!!!!!!

Come visit the blogs!!!

beforehoneycreekhollow.blogspot.com
honeycreekhollow.blogspot.com
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I do too. He's a cutie.

YAY! You love him big_smile.png lol

A small flock of ducks (3 welsh harlequins and a rouen) a pair of american geese, a lovely anatiolian shepherd, and 10 ducklings ariving on march 18th!!!!!!

Come visit the blogs!!!

beforehoneycreekhollow.blogspot.com
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A small flock of ducks (3 welsh harlequins and a rouen) a pair of american geese, a lovely anatiolian shepherd, and 10 ducklings ariving on march 18th!!!!!!

Come visit the blogs!!!

beforehoneycreekhollow.blogspot.com
honeycreekhollow.blogspot.com
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post #23623 of 38812
I have paid that for just one goose plus shipping. It's worth it for top quality for a breeding program.


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Sebastopol ~~~ Exhibition Dewlap Toulouse ~~~ American

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That's why I did it...... I think it's worth it in the long run. I was adding it all up the other day and I've spent over $500 on birds just this year hide.gif and it's only March! th.gif 
 

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I have paid that for just one goose plus shipping. It's worth it for top quality for a breeding program.


 

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Ducks:Indian Runner Ducks, Silkie Ducks

Chickens: Bantam Cochins,Wheaten Marans, Mottled Ameraucanas 

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post #23625 of 38812
$45 for 3 ducklings. I paid twice that for 3 goose eggs (plus shipping).
My menagerie includes 5 horses, 3 dogs, 3 cats, 30 geese (mostly dewlap toulouse & African), 15 ducks, and 1 fancy pigeon.

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My menagerie includes 5 horses, 3 dogs, 3 cats, 30 geese (mostly dewlap toulouse & African), 15 ducks, and 1 fancy pigeon.

NPIP Certified- #UT-179

Spirit's story: http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/725035/spirit-the-amazing-grey-dewlap-toulouse-gander/
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post #23626 of 38812
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Originally Posted by Iain Utah View Post

$45 for 3 ducklings. I paid twice that for 3 goose eggs (plus shipping).


Those were dewlaps though, weren't they? The gosling are worth twice as much then a silkie duckling, so yeah, thats a good price for 3 eggs.

A small flock of ducks (3 welsh harlequins and a rouen) a pair of american geese, a lovely anatiolian shepherd, and 10 ducklings ariving on march 18th!!!!!!

Come visit the blogs!!!

beforehoneycreekhollow.blogspot.com
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A small flock of ducks (3 welsh harlequins and a rouen) a pair of american geese, a lovely anatiolian shepherd, and 10 ducklings ariving on march 18th!!!!!!

Come visit the blogs!!!

beforehoneycreekhollow.blogspot.com
honeycreekhollow.blogspot.com
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post #23627 of 38812
Yes. And I am on a wait list for a 2nd set of buff dewlaps, which will be $35 per egg. Ouch! I hate having expensive taste in animals. lol
My menagerie includes 5 horses, 3 dogs, 3 cats, 30 geese (mostly dewlap toulouse & African), 15 ducks, and 1 fancy pigeon.

NPIP Certified- #UT-179

Spirit's story: http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/725035/spirit-the-amazing-grey-dewlap-toulouse-gander/
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My menagerie includes 5 horses, 3 dogs, 3 cats, 30 geese (mostly dewlap toulouse & African), 15 ducks, and 1 fancy pigeon.

NPIP Certified- #UT-179

Spirit's story: http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/725035/spirit-the-amazing-grey-dewlap-toulouse-gander/
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post #23628 of 38812
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Originally Posted by Chicken Crazy12 View Post

It's gotta be fresh goat milk. That crap in the can you find at the store just doesn't work the same. I wish you were coming down my way julie. I've got some frozen colostrum in the freezer from the goats. I keep it in there just in case we need it for puppies or baby goats. oh and by the way for those of you who make goat cheese let your chickens have the whey mine drank it up when I had some and it's packed with vitamins.



What about the goats milk in the refrgerated section? If not I found some on craigslist that can deliver close to me during the work week, but I still need to get esbilac for this weekend.

 

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Seramas, call ducks, mandarin ducks. Pics on my fb farm page www.facebook.com/ittybittybantiebarn

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post #23629 of 38812
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My goosie, I love her so much.  She makes these little cooing sounds at me and nibbles on my neck.

 

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Mom to lots of animals. A husband that puts up with all the animals. 3 beautiful grandkids. I am a Scentsy Consultant so if you need anything, please go to my webpage at https://ckamm.scentsy.us/Home and place your order and you can have the wonderful world of Scentsy sent directly to your home.  If you have any questions, just let me know.  I can introduce you to a new world of scents.

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My goosie, I love her so much.  She makes these little cooing sounds at me and nibbles on my neck.

 

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