Anyone ever tried crossing sebrights with silkies?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by StruckBy, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. StruckBy

    StruckBy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2012
    Marcola, OR
    Because I'm seriously toying with the idea! I have an adorable little GL sebright roo who is just learning to crow. The only other hens right now are standard cochins and the sebright mother (the roo was thrown in as an unsexed fluff-ball with his mom). I've been trying to decide what I want to add. I love the personalities of the silkies, but I don't much care for the non-waterproof feathers in this climate. Tell me I'm crazy to be even considering this...
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    "You're crazy for even considering that". [​IMG] Post pictures of the offspring. Silky crosses of any sort make excellent broody mamas. Somewhere on site is a thread from someone who crossed silkies with leghorns and had several generations of broody high level egg producers - whoda thunkit?
    Last edited: Jan 3, 2014
  3. miss heny

    miss heny Genetic Expert in learning Premium Member

    Do it! we plaining to cross our Sebrights with silkies AND a showgirl.

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