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Silkies

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Tlammy, May 10, 2011.

  1. Tlammy

    Tlammy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok,, So.. whenever i look at silkies... I see some with fuzz covering their faces.... and then i see some with no fuzz covering their faces.... I believe these come in both genders... but... are these different types of silkies..?? [​IMG]
     
  2. henney penny

    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bearded and non bearded.If they are show quality they have a lot more feathers around there face and head,you can`t even see there eyes and sometimes it has to be cut so they can see.
     
  3. Tlammy

    Tlammy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thank you ^^ [​IMG]
     
  4. QualityPolish

    QualityPolish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    --This seems like a little place to ask this question. I raised silkies a few years back but eventually gave up xD And I'm curious I hear people saying, Showgirl Silkies and then just Silkies. Whats the difference?
     
  5. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A showgirl is a naked neck silkie. you either love 'em or hate 'em
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  6. SonRise Silkies

    SonRise Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, you love em or hate em
    I think they are weird, but I raise them....with out a doubt I think the chicks from Showgirls are the most darling!!!!
    Here are a few of mine.

    This is Grace, she has her neck scruntched into her body but she IS a Showgirl

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    and her again
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    One called Rusty
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    Another one
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    Once you get used to them they grow on you. Most people freek out when they first see them.
    The bearded ones are the cutest!
     
  7. SonRise Silkies

    SonRise Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, and here are two White Showgirls
    You got admit that the little white one is a cutie!
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    Here is one a little older
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    There are threads in the forum about Showgirls, check them out
     

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