Silkie chicks

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by silly4buttons, Feb 23, 2014.

  1. silly4buttons

    silly4buttons Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My white silkie hen eggs are fertile and I got 2 male silkies one black and the other blue what color do you think the chick will be
     
  2. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    White is a recessive gene, Black is Domineering, chances are you will probably end up with Black or blue, more or less, I vote Black.
     
  3. silly4buttons

    silly4buttons Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome I can't wait thank you
     
  4. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    If you keep breeding them, after several shots, you will end up with a GRAY one. I know I have one RIGHT now... My white Rooster breed with my Black hen. LOL just the opposite of yours. LOL
     
  5. silly4buttons

    silly4buttons Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love grey no my little hen decide to sit on her eggs any my EE eggs this is her first time and mine too
     
  6. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    Oh boy usually first time mommies aren't the best they do get impatient I would have the incubator ready just in case. Lol. Also try to not disturb her this will also discourage her from laying..

    Might want to keep track of those days...

    Or rather discourage her from continuing to sit..
     
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  7. omas biddies

    omas biddies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello
    Of Dec a dozen silkie eggs
    Do I incubate them same as chicken eggs
    :rolleyes:
     
  8. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    Silkie eggs are chickens so yes.
     
  9. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    It's going to depend on what genetic makeup is hiding under the white.
     
  10. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    OMG, you have KEESHONDS??? We used to show them. LOVELY DOGS. LOTS OF HAIR!!!..
     

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