American serama thread!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by miss heny, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. theron

    theron Theron's Fowl Farm

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    Quote:all of the babies are going to be silkied. You are right. [​IMG]
     
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:Silkied is recessive, so if both parents are silkied then all the chicks will be as well. The parents have to have 2 genes for silkied to express it, one from the mother and one from the father. Since they both have 2 genes they will both pass the gene on to each of their offspring.
    You can also use a silkied to 'test' your straight-feathered birds to see if they carry silkied. If you pair a silkied with a straight-feathered bird and get some silkied chicks then you know the straight-feathered bird carries silkied. It seems like silkied is very common in Serama.
     
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  3. pongo

    pongo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    silkied is a interesting nut LOL

    i have my silkied hen breeding to a straight feathered roo and plan to take a cockerel out of them and breed it back to mama..... so much work LOL
     
  4. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    I finally get to join this thread, I just got my first serama hen Bottle-Pop:
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    She's the black banty to the right of my silver sebright rooster.
     
  5. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I saw that sebright roo and I'm thinking "Poor girl doesn't know she has a sebright!" [​IMG]


    Poor little Bottle-Pop kind of blends into the background....just like a Serama girl for sure!
     
  6. bobbyc1970

    bobbyc1970 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 14, 2010
    Bristow Oklahoma
    congrats [​IMG] you will love serama's
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  7. mlove

    mlove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the info. Maybe I'll have to add a few of my smooth girls to his coop and see if I get lucky.

    Here is a photo of my silkied chicks. The dad is buff and the mom is solid black.

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    The mom hatched 3 chicks two weeks ago but she is very protective so it's hard to take photos. They are all mostly black with a tiny bit of yellow on their faces.
     
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  8. bobbyc1970

    bobbyc1970 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 14, 2010
    Bristow Oklahoma
    Nice........ [​IMG] Junebug would be the one to ask on silkies. Shes the SilkieWhisperer [​IMG] She has nothing but silkie seramas and she is very nice. She can probably tell you everything there is to them. Cant wait to see them grow out. Congrats

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  9. RedRoosterFarm

    RedRoosterFarm **LOVE MY SERAMAS**

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    I love em!
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  10. TownhouseSeramas

    TownhouseSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So today was a very eventful day. I went to pick up some birds I bought, ended up with 2 Smooth hens, 1 Silkie/frizzle Roo, 2 smooth chicks (females) and one silkie/frizzle chick (unknown, hoping girl [​IMG] ).
     

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