breeding silkies

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by silkielover1731, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. silkielover1731

    silkielover1731 Chillin' With My Peeps

    hello,
    i have 3 purebred silkies 2 hens one rooster. i had only one hatch last summer in june. she just started laying about 3 weeks ago. i really want to try showing the youngest one and start breeding more. so i need to know everything about breeding and showing silkies. im a young teen and know nothing. i just no all the raising nothing about showing or haveing good breeding skills. so if anyone shows silkies and breeds them can you please help?!?!
    thanks!,
    Silkielover1731
     
  2. silkielover1731

    silkielover1731 Chillin' With My Peeps

    any one?
     
  3. AprilsFrizzles

    AprilsFrizzles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just started breeding Silkies myself and really dont know anything about show standards but i was told that they are supposed to have the extra toes and the feathers are supposed to grow all the way to the middle toe. Sorry I couldnt help more :(
     
  4. silkielover1731

    silkielover1731 Chillin' With My Peeps

    thanks mabey we could help each other out a little by giving each other some info we find out lol just a though
     
  5. AprilsFrizzles

    AprilsFrizzles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds good to me. I'll post whatever information I come across[​IMG]
     
  6. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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  7. AprilsFrizzles

    AprilsFrizzles Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. silkielover1731

    silkielover1731 Chillin' With My Peeps

    thanks guys for everything! when i have more time (helping my neice learn about the whole chicken life cycle and how it develops now) i shall look into it
     
  9. silkielover1731

    silkielover1731 Chillin' With My Peeps

    oh also is there a fee to enter shows? if so about how much is it?
     
  10. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    Would depend on the show as to how much the entry fee is. Go to the Silkie thread I listed above and ask there. Many show people in that thread.
     

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