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Silkie comb red or mulberry?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by SilkieTime, Nov 20, 2010.

  1. SilkieTime

    SilkieTime Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2009
    Joelton Tn.
    I got this cockerel Oct 2 at 4 months making him 5 months old. I got him to breed with my splash hens so my splash won't be so washed out. Could someone please tell me if his comb and waddle are mulberry or red DQ for showing and or breeding. I have not used him as of yet. I understand it depends on the hens he is breed with but buy his self is he a DQ?
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  2. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 11, 2009
    Bloomsdale, MO
    he is not bad it could be darker, I would definitely breed to a hen with a darker comb, it could be much worse this was Bubblegum
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  3. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    Quote:I think its on the verge but I'd still keep him and breed him to the darkest combed/skinned hens you have.
     
  4. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    Looks more Mulberry to me.
     
  5. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I agree, looks more mulberry than red.
     
  6. SilkieTime

    SilkieTime Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2009
    Joelton Tn.
    When does the comb stop turning ? He is only 5 months?
     

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