Has anybody ever crossed a Glw with A Silkie

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by I-Have-Happy-Hens, May 29, 2011.

  1. I-Have-Happy-Hens

    I-Have-Happy-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 16, 2010
    Carrboro, NC
    I just thought it would be Cool if there were GlS golden laced silkies and if so please post pics


    Thanks

    Happy-Hens
     
  2. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

    May 9, 2010
    Egglanta, GA
    I haven't heard of anyone doing this project; what color Silkie are you talking about? White, buff, blue, black, splash, Lavender ("self-blue") paint (unlikely)?

    The feathers would be some Silkied but mostly smooth feathered. Coloring would probably be a smutty look. Silkie feathering is a recessive trait.
     
  3. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    I don't think it would work on silkie feathering The lacing I mean. It would be very messy looking.
     
  4. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Teresaann24\\ :

    . It would be very messy looking.

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  5. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    Not-

    I have this is what I got!

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    three different birds, one standard lacing, one pencil lacing, one double lacing.

    As GLW have standard (hard) feathers and this is F1 they have standard feathers.

    They all have black skin and 5 toes on the right foot, one has five one the left, the others four on the left.

    As a baby chick:

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    It was a White Silkie (beardless) (Bennie) to Henny Penny pictured below (far right), daughter in front:

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  6. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Quote:Yes I never said it couldnt not be done it can be done any two breeds can be bred but if the offspring had silkie feathering it would be a mess there would be no lacing like this it would be a mess that for 100% for sure.
     
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