Breeding quality?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by blkpoodles, Oct 27, 2011.

  1. blkpoodles

    blkpoodles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know he's not show quality but is he breeding quality. he dos have hard feathers in his tail, his head is growing out still after getting his feathers ripped out by another rooster where he came from.
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  2. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    may be but only till u find something better
     
  3. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he looks hatchery quality to me [​IMG] i wouldn't breed him unless the chicks are for you and your friends/neighbors/relatives only. if you want to have anything larger than that, get the best quality silkies you can find (and afford!) and go from there! you'll have nicer and more desirable birds and gain more respect as a breeder. i'm sure there are people on here who could help you get some good foundation stock [​IMG]

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  4. blkpoodles

    blkpoodles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am getting chicks from a show quality stock but i just want to know if he's breedable
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  5. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well technically any bird is "breedable" but if you want quality chicks, breeding him might not be a great idea.

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  6. blkpoodles

    blkpoodles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i got him from a lady who said he's from a breeder. i am getting better silkies from a breeder.
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  7. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    rooster are dime a dozen ivebeen given many diffrent nice roosters
     
  8. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went through this same situation. If you are getting quality chicks, I recommend you not use this roo even though he is very pretty. If you study a lot of the photos on here you will begin to see the differences in body type, feathering and comb shape and color. [​IMG]
     
  9. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went through this same situation. If you are getting quality chicks, I recommend you not use this roo even though he is very pretty. If you study a lot of the photos on here you will begin to see the differences in body type, feathering and comb shape and color. [​IMG]

    It's also okay to breed the chicks you are getting to each other. [​IMG]
     
  10. blkpoodles

    blkpoodles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he wont be in the same pen as the show quality chicks i'll be getting, he'll be in with the pet quality pen. i was just curious
     

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