Silkies & Showgirls

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by spectrumranch, Dec 29, 2008.

  1. spectrumranch

    spectrumranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    We have raised Silkies for many years, but recently acquired some showgirls. What will a Showgirl rooster bred with silkie hens produce?

    Thanks
    Randy
     
  2. briarpatchfarms

    briarpatchfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2008
    Grayson, Ky
    50 50 probably i dont have but one showgirl and she aint old enough
     
  3. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    If the showgirl is heterozygous for the NN gene, you will get 50% silkie, 50% het showgirl.

    If the showgirl is homozygous for the NN gene, you will get 100% het showgirl.
     

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