My White Silkie breeding pen!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by allaboutdemchicks, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. allaboutdemchicks

    allaboutdemchicks Chapel Farms

    Sep 13, 2008
    Jemison, AL
    These are the boys (2) and girls of my new White Silkie breeding pen! [​IMG]

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    Now....if I can only get the pens complete for those Blue/Splash and Buffs!
     
  2. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    Very nice.
     
  3. Southern Chickens

    Southern Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Any eggs for sale? [​IMG]
     
  4. purelypoultry

    purelypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkie bantam chickens definitely are a pleasure to have.
     
  5. Ms. Lewis Rich

    Ms. Lewis Rich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are truly lovely, I am impressed.
     
  6. allaboutdemchicks

    allaboutdemchicks Chapel Farms

    Sep 13, 2008
    Jemison, AL
    Thank you!! I am currently doing test hatches to test for fertility, several are just completing a broody cycle and are just starting back up and for others it is their first eggs. [​IMG]
     
  7. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look gorgeous!

    Hubby doesn't want any more whites, but what he doesn't know, well ...
     
  8. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    [​IMG] So beautiful....
     
  9. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Beautiful.

    I have a question. [​IMG]

    When breeding a silkie to a showgirl, you can get both silkie and showgirl chicks, correct? When breeding two of those offspring, both silkies, you can get both showgirl and silkie chicks, correct?
     
  10. allaboutdemchicks

    allaboutdemchicks Chapel Farms

    Sep 13, 2008
    Jemison, AL
    Quote:Yes, that is correct. The gene could come up again in future generations for those chicks.
     

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