Judge my White Silkie rooster

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by SilkieTime, Sep 29, 2010.

  1. SilkieTime

    SilkieTime Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2009
    Joelton Tn.
    This is Doc Holiday and I need to know if there is something I am missing that needs improving on. He is one year old next week. He has never had a bath and the yellow in his hackles just need washing out. That was blood from a fight with a rooster that was removed one right after. He has not been in the sun very much and does not get corn. Should I wash him? I don't have pictures of his feet but they are very good. Wings are good too.
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  2. Bat Cave Silkies

    Bat Cave Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 11, 2010
    Bat Cave, NC
    Very typey.....nice, full crest, nice short back, full cushion, view of feet look great

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  3. Bat Cave Silkies

    Bat Cave Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 11, 2010
    Bat Cave, NC
    oh yeah---wings look nice and tight

    As a general rule, I always bathe every new bird; gives me a better opportunity to check their skin condition, check for parasites, check for general weight and bone structure. Also, while I've got them, I go ahead and trim their nails. Also gives me a better idea on how they'll do being handled, and how much work I'll have to do to get them accustomed to it.
     
  4. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks perfect!
     
  5. Brody's Broodello

    Brody's Broodello Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is he a natural breeder? If so looks like a really and should do well for you.
     
  6. lilchick

    lilchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW! nice looking roo. Send him my way!!![​IMG]
     
  7. SilkieTime

    SilkieTime Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2009
    Joelton Tn.
    I have had him from a chick shipped from Bobbi. I do clip his nails but not his beak as of yet. He has been the sweetest thing from day one. If I only could keep one chicken of all the ones I have this would be the one. The one behind him does not have the same type, can you see his chest? Is Doc's better? I do need another pen so he will be the only rooster to make sure he is a breeding well. The other one 's wings are low and is a little mean to me but never Doc.
     
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  8. SpeckledPullet

    SpeckledPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice. I'll take him, too! [​IMG]

    I think he is nicer than the roo in the background. JMHO
     
  9. SilkieTime

    SilkieTime Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2009
    Joelton Tn.
    Thank you I think so to. So the chest sticking out like that is a good thing?
    This is when he was a lot younger. He wasn't as round as the others but the sweetest.
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  10. Mrs. Turbo

    Mrs. Turbo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2009
    ky
    I don't know about everyone else, but come show time I talk my daughter into showing the blues because the whites are so hard to keep clean. [​IMG] That is a nice rooster by the way.
     

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