how too breed gold tops help please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by theggman, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. theggman

    theggman In the Brooder

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    please help I know you need a silkie cock but is it a light sussex bantam or large fowl
     
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  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I have no idea here. There will be others stopping by to welcome you to BYC. Hopefully they can answer this question for you.

    Good luck with your breeding projects and welcome to our flock!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    I am not at all acquainted with this mix, I assumed it was a gold crested polish.
     
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  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! You might want to ask in the Silkie thread https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/297632/silkie-thread It shouldn't matter if the hen is bantam or large fowl as long as she is silver based, just would depend on what size you are breeding for. For a sex link dad has to be gold based (silkie) and the female silver based bird (sussex). The female chicks will inherited the gold from the dad and the boys will look silver (white) like their mum. White Silkies (are a gold based white usually) or Reds, Buffs or gold Partridge I think are used also for dads. I can't find a thread on them in general, there are a couple talking about breeding them https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/425998/goldtop-boy-or-girl
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. Kelsie2290 has given you the information you are looking for. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in breeding your Gold Tops.
     
  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
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  7. theggman

    theggman In the Brooder

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    thanks guys
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  9. sockosickbag

    sockosickbag Chirping

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    I've bred a gold top before off a light Sussex and gold silkie so I know how to sex the chicks, but does anyone know if you bred a male and female goldtop, what the chicks are like and how to sex them?
     
  10. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie All My Friends Have Hoofs

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