Showgirls

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Frozen Feathers, May 16, 2007.

  1. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2007
    Maine
    Does anyone breed showgirls?? I want to breed my own, but don't like the idea of paying more then $40 for 6 hatching eggs or over $100 for a pair. If I breed my own (get some turkens to cross w/ my silkies), how many generation would it take before the chicks will hatch out perfecto showgirls?? I'd like to also breed blue ones...am I hoping too high??
     
  2. 2mnypets

    2mnypets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In one of the other threads this is what I found for you...

    I have way too many Sg cockerels currently. I listed 2 of them on eggbid.

    eggbid.com/listings/detai...1179202814

    eggbid.com/listings/detai...1179203265

    If anyone had any questions,feel free to email me!!
    [email protected]
    PP
    www.stoneyacres.net

    Wish I could be of more help to you. Best of luck.​
     
  3. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2007
    Maine
    Yeah, I think as much of a pain it would be...it'd be cheaper to establish my own line. Even for the roos, it'd be $75 by the time I got him shipped! [​IMG] Imagine all the turken chicks I could get for that! I've already got the nice silkies.
     
  4. Carole AM

    Carole AM Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2007
    Maine
    Thank you Carole AM! I will defiantly keep my eyes open. I did however just put in for an order of Turkens...
    It's hard to find chickens of any breed where I am. I did find a breeder an hour away who wanted $100 for breeding pair of SG's. Sticker shock!! [​IMG]

    I think what I'll do is start crossing for a few years and then add some outside homozygous Showgirls to my flock, I've already started to save my $$. [​IMG] Cheryl does have beautiful birds, actually I happened across her on E-bay selling hatching eggs, (that's how I learned about SGs) and since I don't even dare put a mixed breed chick in my bator yet, I wasn't willing to pay the price!
     
  6. Carole AM

    Carole AM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're very welcome. Let me know if you join the Yahoo group-I have pics there.
     

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