Showgirls?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by S n M Poultry, Mar 10, 2008.

  1. S n M Poultry

    S n M Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 31, 2007
    Riverside,CA
    i have a trio of white showgirls that i got from one of the top SG breeders in So.Cal. One thing is that idk anything about them! there quite small and one is bearded and looks like santa. Can SG breders on here tell me anything about them?
     
    Last edited: Mar 10, 2008
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    First thing is that they are a cross between a naked neck and a silkie. First generation doesn't look like much as they are smooth feathered. Many generations goes into producing a showgirl.

    What info are you looking for. There are a number of people here with them.

    Hope to have partridge showgirls hatching shortly.
     
  3. S n M Poultry

    S n M Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 31, 2007
    Riverside,CA
    well i want to know what generation my SG are. And if you breed SG to SG or SG to silkie?
     
  4. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    if u can post pics i will try to tell ya roughly what generation they r. it may not be exact since i'm not the breeder but should be close and i can tell ya gender also if u don't know. if u cross sg to sg ya get throw backs of turken genes if u cross silkie to sg u always improve the sg in some way for ur lines.

    u can breed either but i learned the hard way i will always breed showgirl to silkie. they just make for a better baby everytime. i breed my 12th generations to my exhibition white silkies and i have introduced into them not only all 5 toes with feathering but also the white recesive gene. as far as i know i'm the only breeder to produce these features let alone both together in the same babies so the start of this years breedings has been excellent. i'm looking forward to see what else i can improve on them.

    silkie
     

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