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black silkie cockerel

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by PaulaSB12, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. PaulaSB12

    PaulaSB12 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 6, 2010
    It looks like I manage to get a cockerel when I got my last lot on 21st August he was in a group of 12 week silkies. He isn't crowing so if he stays the way he is I will keep him. My question is I have seen him mounting the silkies is he going to try it on with the buff orpingtons despite the fact they are way bigger than him?
  2. kandrews

    kandrews Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 23, 2012
    He will try may not suceed but cant blame a guy for trying
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 11, 2011
    I had a Silkie roo mate my BO hens a few years back, the resulting chicks were CUTE! Where there's a will, there's a way...if you look thru the pics on my profile page there are some of a rooster I kept from that pairing. He's an all buff bird with a slight crest, feathered feet and a wonky looking straight comb. He was a great guy!

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