Culling silkie crests

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by joe17, Sep 5, 2010.

  1. joe17

    joe17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2009
    Louisiana
    What age should I cull silkies for their crest size? How often does the crest grow or what age does the crest stop growing? Thanks!
     
  2. robin416

    robin416 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2007
    If everything else is correct it could be over a year before they have reached full feather potential.
     
  3. SilkieCRZYness

    SilkieCRZYness Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jun 9, 2008
    Florida
    Crest take awhile to come in fully, most breeders don't cull at young ages for crest size sense you can't see full growth for 8-12 months
     

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