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Roosters for breeding?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by henney penny, Dec 14, 2015.

  1. henney penny

    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 21, 2009
    Northern Maine
    I have two nice looking buff silkie cockerals,one has a red comb but everything else is good,the second has a few black tail feathers but everything else looks good.I have a buff pullet that I will b using in the spring, which rooster should I use for best looking chicks?
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Neither would be good candidates for breeding if you goal is good, show quality chicks.
     
  3. henney penny

    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 21, 2009
    Northern Maine
    These will not be for show but would like to keep the buff color with no red combs or black in the feathering.
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    I think the red comb is easier to correct, when paired with a female with really dark skin; than the black feathering would be.
     
  5. henney penny

    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 21, 2009
    Northern Maine
    Thanks for your help
     

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