is there a interest in some standard silkie eggs

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by shadowpaints, May 11, 2011.

  1. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    ok so i know i have posted a few times about my birds. im working hard on getting the combs right, but thats going to be a long process and would love to see if there is some interest in buying some eggs to help us out. our adult standard silkie hens weigh about 8-10 lbs. for some reason some of the original pullets had a single comb we have them in with a buff rooster as that is all i have silkie wise with a correct comb. there are 11 white in the pen and 4 bantam silkies in the pen.
    these girls go broody like crazy and can easily fit 12 egg under them lol

    things we need to work on are:
    better feathered legs and feet
    combs.


    i would like to see the vaulted skulls, but thats not important right now.

    at the moment we are getting 5-7 eggs a day. i dont feel right shipping eggs for another 2 weeks as i had a cochin roo in there up untill a week ago. so i could take orders to ship out in 2 weeks or so, and i would know they would be pure.

    what do you all think?
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    this is what the hens look like

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    next to a sexlink hen (pic from last year)

    i have come to realize i cannot do this with just one other person helping me [​IMG]
    should i just post a auction for eggs and see what happens?
     
    Last edited: May 27, 2011
  2. Batty about Banties

    Batty about Banties Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMgosh those are too cute!!![​IMG] I would definatley be interested but I have never done the "breeding" thing so I dont know how to change combs or feathered feet......[​IMG]
     
  3. japbantams2011

    japbantams2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    those are so cute in standard size how much are you asking for eggs?
     
  4. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 11, 2009
    Bloomsdale, MO
    very cool. I have a pretty good sized roo.....
     
  5. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    Quote:basicly it would be having a really good quality silkie roo with the correct comb and correct feathering [​IMG]
     
  6. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    Quote:i not sure how much to ask, lol hoping to get some suggestions here
     
  7. Batty about Banties

    Batty about Banties Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:basicly it would be having a really good quality silkie roo with the correct comb and correct feathering [​IMG]

    If I happen to come across one Ill grab him up and then let ya know!! [​IMG]
     
  8. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 11, 2009
    Bloomsdale, MO
    Quote:basicly it would be having a really good quality silkie roo with the correct comb and correct feathering [​IMG]

    He is nice he won bv at an apa show. he is splash though. are yours mostly white ? I have a white boy that would work too not as big he has shown well.
     
  9. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    Quote:basicly it would be having a really good quality silkie roo with the correct comb and correct feathering [​IMG]

    He is nice he won bv at an apa show. he is splash though. are yours mostly white ? I have a white boy that would work too not as big he has shown well.

    most of my hens are white yes. i have 4 black ones in there to tho but they are bantams. the roo does not have to be white. would like to work on other colors as well
     
    Last edited: May 11, 2011
  10. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    i guess in a week and a half i should post a auction? what do you think?
     

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