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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Frizzle13, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. Frizzle13

    Frizzle13 Songster

    Sep 16, 2012
    i have a gold silkie roo and getting some light sussex hens. will i be able to breed goldtops? i know you need the roo to have the brown gene. people seem to use white silkie so will a gold one work

  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Looks like that's the formula, I read a buff silkie roo will work over the light sussex hens. Boy chicks will be silver based and females will be gold based. They're sure cute birds!

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