cuckoo silkies origin?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by SilkieCanada, May 15, 2011.

  1. SilkieCanada

    SilkieCanada Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where did cuckoo silkies originate? Are they a new bird or have they been around for a long time?
     
  2. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    I would like to know this too...I know very little about the color but got my 1st two today and I am so inlove.
     
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    A number of people have created them over the years. I would assume from different crosses. Mine came from barred rocks, but there have probably been ones from cochins or other breeds.
     
  4. DixieDelight14

    DixieDelight14 Out Of The Brooder

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    Id love to create my own. Also the chocolate variety. Seems that nobody will tell you how to start them. I know about cross breeding but what chickens do you cross to start them? Id like to start/perfect my own line. Im not worried about comb colors. I dont show birds.
     

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