Silkie Jersey Giant cross breeds!

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the SOP' started by Silkie Rancher, Mar 29, 2018.

  1. Silkie Rancher

    Silkie Rancher In the Brooder

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    I love my white silkie rooster and my big Jersey Giant hen. I believe i have successfully bred the two! (I also have a smooth Sizzle silkie rooster who is in the mix). I'm still trying to figure out who the father is. Has anyone here bred silkies and Jersey giants? This is my first chick at 4days old! 90% sure the dad is my white silkie rooster. Thoughts? 20180323_203101.jpg
     
  2. Slike

    Slike Songster

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    It will sure be interesting to see what traits the little one gets from both parents down the road.
     
  3. Silkie Rancher

    Silkie Rancher In the Brooder

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    Here is a picture of the 4day old silkie/giant chick next to its 3day old silkie/sizzle frizzle sibling. Weight : 25grams vs 55grams. Also, picture of mom and likely dad.
     

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  4. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

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    Interesting
     
  5. The Moonshiner

    The Moonshiner Professional Chicken Tender

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    What's a smooth sizzle silkie?
    Silkie = silkie feathers
    Sizzle = silkie and frizzled feathers
    Right?
    Smooth = neither frizzle or silkie feathered?
    So that rooster is just regular feathered?
    Have a pic?
     
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  6. Silkie Rancher

    Silkie Rancher In the Brooder

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    11150.jpg Lady fluffington is a mix and I'm unsure of correct terminology. I believe she is a sizzle silkie/cross. Entirely curled feathers, but not the sikkie feayher type. Shes tiny,sweet and broody.Here she is with her white chick (white silkie father) and jersey giant/(white silkie dad?) Chick she hatched.
     
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  7. Silkie Rancher

    Silkie Rancher In the Brooder

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    Nugget has feathered feet, smooth feathers but silkie temperament and I can't quite figure his exact breed mix 20171223_161143.jpg out. I believe a silkie and ?
    Nugget has Feather feet,5toes, smooth feathers smaller than a normal chicken. He is a sweet guy who gets along with our silkie roo (same hatch date). Could also be the father of the jersey cross chick at top of post.
     

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