Question for all my Silkie people!!!! :)

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by [email protected]@2four, Sep 22, 2008.

  1. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Songster

    Mar 12, 2008
    Hey all!!! Had a quick question! How do pen your silkies? I specifially want to pen them by color for breeding purposes, but not for sure on how to pen them. For example, I heard to put blue in with splash because if splash mate with splash it will wash out the color? And how specifically do you pen them? 1 roo or is 2 okay? I've done research and curious though exactly how a lavender and porcelain silkie is produced. Everything I've researched is so technical. I get it's all genetics, but I just need some more help and any info is greatly appreciated! [​IMG] Thanks a BUNCH!!!! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2008
  2. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Songster

    Aug 10, 2008
    Northeast Fla
    I feel you there! The genetics thing is very confusing!
  3. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Songster

    Mar 12, 2008
    Well, right now I have my pens set up as follows: white, black, blue and splash mixed, buff, partridge, and then I have some porcelains and violets. Just curious how everyone else pens there's. Anyone???[​IMG]

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