Sebright/Silkie cross...?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by maus, Mar 14, 2008.

  1. maus

    maus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im just wondering what they might look like. I dont have any plans to cross them, Im just curious. Would that work or is there a gene that will mess things up ? Does anyone have a pic of a Silkbright ?
     
  2. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    I don't have a picture but they are pretty. my mother has had some white crossed with silver seabright. Make very pretty chickens. It was a seabright roo over white silkie hen. The offspring have the silver lacing.
     
  3. EagleTheHenpecked

    EagleTheHenpecked Out Of The Brooder

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    Go ahead and shoot me for reviving a century's old thread, but i want to let someone, anyone who cares know that i just hatched out a few blue silkie rooster over golden sebright hen chicks. they have black skin, 6 toes, fuzzy legs, humps on their heads where the crests will be in the future (a defining mark of females or so i'm told) and they're tiny little bantams. currently they're completly black and one is greyish like a blue color. I'm hoping they'll have some gold leakage due to the mother but i dont know enough about genetics. Figured someone would like to know.
     
  4. sunfloweralleychickens

    sunfloweralleychickens Out Of The Brooder

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    do you have any photos of what these look like now? I gave some eggs to a neighbour and they have just hatched.
     
  5. Fluffychicky

    Fluffychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is Josephine she is my seabright silkie cross, she is 3 months old.
     
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  6. Urucubaca

    Urucubaca Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not a bad looking bird.

    Too bad she's useful only for hatching and rearing.

    Bad egg layer, small eggs, and not a purebred.

    Might be just me, but I'd never bred non-pure unless I was going for an olive egger.
     
  7. Fluffychicky

    Fluffychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Josephine is actually a good layer she lays green eggs almost daily and they have the thickest whites out of all my girls.
     
  8. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens


    Wow! What a tactless critique!

    I think she is just striking in appearance :)
     
  9. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    Not to be mean but a silkie and a sebright don't lay blue or green eggs, so your pretty girl must have a little more in her.
     
  10. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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