Question about hatchery chicks

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by mayberrygirl, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. mayberrygirl

    mayberrygirl Songster

    Mar 4, 2010
    Mount Airy, NC
    Why do ppl have a problem with hatchery silkies? What is wrong with them?
  2. aerosmith_99

    aerosmith_99 In the Brooder

    Silkies from a hatchery may not have as good of genetics as you may find at a local breeder. Sometimes you will get undersireable traits in regards to feathering, size, etc. I would try finding a breeder who shows silkies on BYC or another website so you can pick and choose the best looking ones.
    Last edited: Jun 4, 2010

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