Do silkies have Laced patteren?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by city silkies, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. city silkies

    city silkies Out Of The Brooder

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    Greetings,
    Do silkies have feather patterns? I have seen Cuckoo, but
    lace?
    Thanks
    jill
     
  2. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

    Mar 29, 2010
    No they do not. This is because of silkie genes and the hookless feathers. With having a feather that doesn't have defined edges, it is pretty impossible to have lacing on them.
     
  3. city silkies

    city silkies Out Of The Brooder

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    How about in Sizzles?
     
  4. robin416

    robin416 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2007
    Actually I believe the Standard calls for lacing in blues. Thing is, not many people can find the lacing.
     
  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Yes, silkies can have lacing. The real question is whether you can see it or not. IMO, it would be difficult to see. Sizzles, however, do not have silkie feathering, so if lacing is present, it will show.
     

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