Silkie Cross, questions?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Celtic Hill, Sep 27, 2010.

  1. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Songster

    Mar 7, 2010
    Scotland CT
    Okay so im looking into getting a couple Duccle/silkie crosses to hopefully use as broodys. Two questions, how soon can you have a general idea of their gender, and is it possible for this cross to have silkie feathers?

  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

    Mar 29, 2008
    Riverside/Norco, CA
    if it's a first generation (F1) the feathers will not be silkie. I would guess you could begin to tell gender at four or five months usually.

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