Big big big problem

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by ameraucanacrazy, Apr 11, 2011.

  1. ameraucanacrazy

    ameraucanacrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two adult silky Indian fantails that seem to be a pair and for a week now they have been breeding but one will breed and then the one that was breed will get on top and breed the other [​IMG] [​IMG]. What is going on HELP
     
  2. La Mike

    La Mike (Always Slightly Off)

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    Highly possible its 2 males. Watch for eggs ,if you dont find any you will know for sure.
     
  3. larrylofts

    larrylofts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds Like Two Males . For What It Is Worth Do Not Mate Two Silkies Togather You Will Produce Porcupine Feathers . What They Will Look Like A Bird With No Feathers Just Stems .
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    LL is right about not mating two silkies together because of possible genetic feathering problems. It is not at all unusual for some hens to "top" their mates. As a matter of fact it is fairly common with some of my roller pairs.
     
  5. ameraucanacrazy

    ameraucanacrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay thanks
     
  6. Lofty Dreams

    Lofty Dreams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like they couldn't decide who was boss.
    I once saw Porkupine bird it looked weird without it feathers
    I never knew fantails could have a silkie gene
     
    Last edited: Apr 15, 2011

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