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Show Silkie Disposition

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the Standard o' started by I Love Layers, Mar 24, 2016.

  1. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a Blue Silkie Bantam Hen.
    I'm wondering what you guys think of her disposition.

    Here is my Buff Silkie rooster, what do you think of his disposition.
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  2. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For the blue silkies position I would
    Need a full body position.
    Here's a shot of one of my black silkies
    That I need of your silkies to tell you if
    Her position is good
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    With what I can see her wattles are too big
    And arnt mulberry colour
    Also she should have a blue ear lobe

    For the rooster I also need a closer up picture like
    the example I showed you of mine
    try not too much light coming
    In behind because I can't see the roosters head clearly

    Goodluck
     
  3. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got some better pictures today[​IMG]

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  4. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi
    The silkie rooster cannot be shown
    Because he has a red come which is a major fault
    So won't win anything

    As for the hen her wattles are too big
    And are not the dark mulberry colour as they should be
    Which is also another major fault
    Just as bad as the red wattles
    Her Pom on her head should be more round.
    She also dosent have much of a tail bump
    Like my silkie
    With makes her look too flat
    Her stance and body should also
    Be more pronnounced

    I personally wouldent show these or breed them
    As they might pass on these traits

    Also one last question how many toes do they have?

    I hope this helps
     
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  5. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure right now hoe many toes they have. I will have to look tonight
     
  6. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok
    Goodluck
     
  7. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you know of any good silkie breeders? I'm looking to breed and show silkies, but I need private breeder chickens to do that
     
  8. ChickenGrass

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