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***Pair of white silkies*** Pickup only IL

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by RooptyDoo, Nov 15, 2009.

  1. RooptyDoo

    RooptyDoo Songster

    Oct 9, 2008
    This auction is for a pair of white silkies. I got them from a reputable breeder thinking that they just didn't have good tight wings. I paid alot of money for these birds and I can't let them go for anything under $100, which is way less than paid for them. I got them at the silkie nationals yesterday and after I looked at them, I found out that they had slipped wings. After researching I found out that this condition is genetic and I decided that I would sell them as I only breed birds with no disqualifications (Pullet seems to only have one wing affected). I have a small flock and I really need all my birds to be top notch. The rooster is GORGEOUS. He has good spaced toes, no hard feathers in his tail, great crest, has all toenails, and very nice cushion. He is a young roo. The pullet is BEAUTIFUL she has a great crest, excellent beard, Great toes, Nice toe spacing, has all toenails, and has a very nice cushion. She is around 5 months old. I hate to let these birds go. Sorry I do not ship. We live in Southern, IL. Thanks RooptyDoo [​IMG]
    Last edited: Nov 17, 2009

  2. KinderKorner

    KinderKorner Songster

    Mar 8, 2009
    Southern Illinois

    I have bought silkies recently and was dissapointed me find some of mine had spilt wings as well.

    But that pullet looks really nice.

    Can you get any more pictures?

    I can't pay $100. But if you decide to go down I might be interested.
  3. KinderKorner

    KinderKorner Songster

    Mar 8, 2009
    Southern Illinois
    Also. Is there anyway you would sell the pullet alone? Do you have any other birds for sell?

    Which breeder did you get them from?
  4. SilkieTime

    SilkieTime Songster

    Mar 29, 2009
    Joelton Tn.
    They really do look great. If you could ship you could get a lot more on eggbid. I didn't get to the show till 9:00.
    Those two sure are lookers.
  5. prancyhorse

    prancyhorse In the Brooder

    Sep 21, 2009
    mocksville n.c.
    i would buy them but they have to be shipped. i could send a box to you. thanks karen

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