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

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    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 Chicken Obsessed

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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

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    These will not be for show but would like to keep the buff color with no red combs or black in the feathering.
     
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    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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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.
     
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    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your help
     

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