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silkie question...?

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

  1. sarahloveschickens

    sarahloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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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. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

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

    sarahloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:aww thats stinks :[
     
  4. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:oh ok.. thanks :]
     

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