cuckoo silkies origin?

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

  1. SilkieCanada

    SilkieCanada Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 22, 2011
    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

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    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

    Apr 12, 2016
    Munford AL
    My Coop
    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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