silkie question...?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by sarahloveschickens, Nov 2, 2008.

  1. sarahloveschickens

    sarahloveschickens Songster

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    if my silike rooster ( look at avatar thats him ) and one of my peach colored silkies mate is it possible that i will get a white silkie? the rooster does have a little white in him on his feathery tail...
     

  2. the chance is slim to none....
     
  3. sarahloveschickens

    sarahloveschickens Songster

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    Quote:aww thats stinks :[
     
  4. white, GENERALLY, takes two recessive white genes in order to have a white bird. In order for you two get a white baby from two colored birds, both parents would have to contribute a recessive white, which rarely ever happens.
     
  5. sarahloveschickens

    sarahloveschickens Songster

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    Quote:oh ok.. thanks :]
     

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