Silkies

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickendude1, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. chickendude1

    chickendude1 Out Of The Brooder

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    K i just started breeding silkies. I have a group of hens and roosters that have regular walnut comb. But my older rooster seems to have a single comb. If the older rooster breed with the other hens would the chicks have single combs or not ????
     
  2. E.M. Silkies

    E.M. Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's likely the roo will pass the straight comb onto it's offspring. If you're breeding to show then you'll want to find a new roo because a straight comb is a DQ. Otherwise you'll be producing pet quality silkies.
     

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