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post #1 of 11
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hello,

i have 3 purebred silkies 2 hens one rooster. i had only one hatch last summer in june. she just started laying about 3 weeks ago. i really want to try showing the youngest one and start breeding more. so i need to know everything about breeding and showing silkies. im a young teen and know nothing. i just no all the raising nothing about showing or haveing good breeding skills. so if anyone shows silkies and breeds them can you please help?!?!

thanks!,

Silkielover1731

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post #2 of 11
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any one?

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post #3 of 11
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any one?



I just started breeding Silkies myself and really dont know anything about show standards but i was told that they are supposed to have the extra toes and the feathers are supposed to grow all the way to the middle toe. Sorry I couldnt help more :(

 

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post #4 of 11
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thanks mabey we could help each other out a little by giving each other some info we find out lol just a though

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post #5 of 11
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thanks mabey we could help each other out a little by giving each other some info we find out lol just a though



Sounds good to me. I'll post whatever information I come acrossyippiechickie.gif

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post #6 of 11

Hey guys, go to the Silkie thread! All kinds of breeders with great info. cool.png

 

http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/297632/silkie-thread/15970

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post #7 of 11

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Frizzle and Smooth Feathered Cochin Bantams

Frizzle and Smooth Feathered Naked Neck Cochin Bantams

 

 www.facebook.com/AprilsFrizzles
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Frizzle and Smooth Feathered Cochin Bantams

Frizzle and Smooth Feathered Naked Neck Cochin Bantams

 

 www.facebook.com/AprilsFrizzles
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post #8 of 11
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thanks guys for everything! when i have more time (helping my neice learn about the whole chicken life cycle and how it develops now) i shall look into it

 

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post #9 of 11
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oh also is there a fee to enter shows? if so about how much is it?

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oh also is there a fee to enter shows? if so about how much is it?


Would depend on the show as to how much the entry fee is. Go to the Silkie thread I listed above and ask there. Many show people in that thread.
 

 

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