Breeding Silkies

Feather Down Silkies

In the Brooder
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I am planning on breeding my flock of Silkies in the spring. I have some pretty girls and a nice rooster. The rooster unfortunately has a straight comb. I know that I could just get a new roo, but I am quite attached to this bird. Does anyone know how often this trait would pass? I’d also like to know if you can tell what kind of comb a bird will have when it’s a chick, so I could just price those chicks less. Any info helps, thank you!
 

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roonster

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he has more red than black, as well. you should be able to easily differentiate a silkie rose comb from a singlecomb on day one.
 

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