RIR silkie mix?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by sky68ou1, Nov 24, 2009.

  1. sky68ou1

    sky68ou1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    has anyone ever had a RIR mix with a silkie? id like to see pics of it. i caught my silkie roo on my RIR hen this morning.
     
  2. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't have any pics but that would be a strange combo?! [​IMG]
     
  3. sky68ou1

    sky68ou1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yea i know! thats why i wanted to see a pic if anyone had some hatch.
     
  4. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    I just replied to a similar question yesterday. From the silkie X LF breeds that I've seen, the result sould be a bird that is pretty much standard sized, smooth feathered, feather legs, and a small crest and I believe it should be red, but that may depend on the color of the silkie roo.
     
  5. sky68ou1

    sky68ou1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the roo is white. ok thanks!
     
  6. RAREROO

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    If believe it is nearly impossible to tell what the outcome would be when crossing with white silkies because you can't tell what color they are masking under the white, so I think you will have to just wait and see what you get.

    Keep us posted please.
     
  7. sky68ou1

    sky68ou1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i dont even know if shes fertile or not. but he was on her.
     
  8. Year of the Rooster

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    I have a pullet from this cross. Her father is a White Silkie and the mother is a RIR (hatchery bird).

    [​IMG]
     
  9. sky68ou1

    sky68ou1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thats a cool looking bird actually! hmm something to think about.[​IMG]
     
  10. RAREROO

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    LOL Yes, I got right, that pic is just what I described to you earlier.
     

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