12 WEEK OLD BLUE CUCKOO SILKIE BOY OR GIRL HELP PLEASE

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by kays chicks, Feb 20, 2013.

  1. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    his Red face tells me its a boy..
     
  3. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh noooooooo lol , he / she has no wattles and very quite shy chicken
     
  4. AngieO

    AngieO Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree. I was thinking roo too as soon as I saw the first picture.
     
  5. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so its not looking good then [​IMG]
     
  6. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    some Cuckoo silkie lines need ALOT of work. I have yet to see a black faced cuckoo male(but seen females) even on the best lines.
     
  7. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he/she hasnt got black skin i will see if i can find who i had the eggs off and post a pic
     
  8. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    can you post pics of his shanks? the issue of getting Cuckoo silkies is that most are project birds. meaning they have yet to break the Id B linkage(Id somiant Dermal Inhibitor which prevents black skin is linked to the Barring gene and this wont allow a bird to have Dark skin at all)
     
  9. Brookhavens

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    I am thinking roo too.
     
  10. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mum/ dad / egg layer


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