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Old english silkie

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by kaankboom, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. kaankboom

    kaankboom Out Of The Brooder

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    I just got an old english game rooster and a silkie hen and i wondered... what will the chicks look like and the characteristics such as laying and being broody
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    I would expect them to be good to great broodies--just not able to cover many eggs. Dark skin, five toes, smaller crests, some foot feathering, non-silkied feathers, smaller beard (if silkie is bearded). Eventually you might end up with something like one of these (although they have no OEGB in them--but have a similar appearance and size).
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  3. Sharksandguitars

    Sharksandguitars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha. I am getting ready to hatch a trio of old english game bantam and a buff bantam silkie. I am wondering what they will turn out to look like also.
     
  4. birdmaniac3000

    birdmaniac3000 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i had some hatch they lay white eggs with black skin with 5 toes even thow some had 4 on one foot and 5 on the other i have more pics in my page [​IMG]
     
  5. Coopacabana

    Coopacabana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Super cute 'barnyard banties' Sonoran Silkies & birdmaniac3000!!! I especially love that blue or lavender and gold rooster with his little crest!!!!
     

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