Silked Serama?!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by bugglesmommy, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. bugglesmommy

    bugglesmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

    I hatched two serama chicks from a local seller. Neither parent was silked and no mention was made of the gene but one of the two has silked feathers coming in! Is this rare? What does this mean as far as breeding?
  2. bugglesmommy

    bugglesmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am new to genetics and wanted some answers / advice?

    To add these are the first chicks ever hatched from his birds. He was not aware of the silked gene.

    Chick 1- silked?

    Chick 2 - same parents/ same age
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2013
  3. barbieszoo

    barbieszoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 7, 2010
    Stillwater, OK
    That certainly looks like a silkied serama. Junebug here in OK raises them. She knows all about it. Might pm her with any specific questions...

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