Can you make a laced silkie?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by devin0, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. devin0

    devin0 Chirping

    Jun 19, 2010
    Fogo Island, NL
    Does anyone have any silkies that are laced like for example, a sebright? I would like to see pictures!

    By the way, I bred a golden sebright hen and a white silkie roo together. Ended up with a black-skined, five-toed chicken with black feathers and silver/white lining.

  2. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

    Jun 27, 2008
    West Central Ohio
    You won't get Laced Silkies on the first cross. It takes several generations and probably even more to try and make it actually look like lacing. There were pictures of some project Golden Laced Silkies on Feathersite, but I can't seem to find them.

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