My silkies have red combs and wattles. Will it be all right to breed

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by boell, Jul 4, 2010.

  1. boell

    boell Out Of The Brooder

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    I ordered my silkies from McMurry's all they had was bread less. Some of them have breads some have sideburns, like mutton chops. Now I find out that silkies don't have red combs and wattles So can someone tell me what I have and if you breed them will they come be all right?
    Thanks for any information.
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Quote:Photos? You really do not want to breed silkies with red comb & wattles--very difficult to breed out.
     
  3. crazy chook

    crazy chook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would love to see some photos, I have never seen a silkie with red comb & wattles.

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  4. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what colour are they? Cuckoo...?
     
  5. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    I bought a trio and the roo had red wattles and comb. Comb is almost a single. Took him out and could decide which roo I wanted, so I bought 3.

    Darn chicken math!

    Now I need to find a roo with a red comb a new home.
     
  6. boell

    boell Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry it has taken so long to get back. Had guest all day, then when they left the computer was out had to wait on tech. My silkies are white, I got 25. They are 15 weeks old now. They are in bed now and it is pouring down rain, I will take photos in the morning, they are really differant, even from each other.
    Thanks
     

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