good quality white and partage silkies from hatcheries?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by XxB0rd3rsxX10, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. XxB0rd3rsxX10

    XxB0rd3rsxX10 Chirping

    Jul 13, 2011
    i want to buy some white or partage silkie chicks or eggs (dosent matter which one) but i dont know which hatcheries have good show quality silkies. i dont want any from a bad hatchery and get poor birds with small to no crest and little feathers on the toes. so does anyone know of a good hatchery or breeder with the two colors i want? is there anyone here who has show quality who is willing to ship? what about ideal or myers? does anyone have pics of silkies from thoes two hatcheries?

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  2. joe17

    joe17 Songster

    Nov 25, 2009
    If you get silkies from a hatchery, no matter which one, they will not be show quality. If you want a good show silkie, buy from a breeder.
  3. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Crowing

    Apr 14, 2011
    Central Oregon
    Somewhere on Backyard Chickens, there is a thread where people are showing photos of their hatchery Silkies and their breeder silkies.

    I can say, if you want a fluffy bird that looks like the ones you see on the Internet, you'd better find a good breeder and don't buy from a hatchery.
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