Silkies!

Discussion in 'Chickens 8 Weeks & Older' started by Swissmiss989, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. Swissmiss989

    Swissmiss989 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im looking for silkies, hens only, no mutts please. Thanks!
     
  2. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a gorgeous dark blue pullet with a DQ (split wing). She is a good broody already and has hatch eggs for me from other hens. I haven't bred her. I'm asking $45.00 for her plus shipping but I'm in CA and won't ship her clear to the east coast.
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  3. Swissmiss989

    Swissmiss989 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is split wing a trait she may pass on to her chicks? I live in South Dakota. So not quite as far.
     
  4. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, she can definitely pass it on. That is why I'm parting with her. If you are looking for hens to raise show quality chicks she wouldn't be right for you. Yes, S. Dakota isn't as far. It seems like everyone on here is on the east coast! :)
     
  5. Swissmiss989

    Swissmiss989 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im trying to breed for SQ chicks I am also trying to promote the silkie breed here in SD. No one has them and more people (especially kids) have started showing interest in them. And hatchery stock is not 100% also for the most part the ones we get here are ugly with no puffs. Its pretty sad. Silkies are beautiful birds. So Thanks and let me know if you have anyothers you would sell.
     
  6. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am growing out several show possiblities and can't keep them all but I will likely sell them as a pair. Won't you need a roo?
     
  8. Swissmiss989

    Swissmiss989 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I actually have quite a few roos. I bought a very nice roo from catdance and I have a few that I hatched out of her eggs also. I just seem to have no luck hatching out hens. Also i need different blood for the pen. I love her silkies but I am loaded with her boys so i need different hens :p
     
  9. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh! Okay, well if I end up with extra girls I'll let you know. I can't keep all I'm growing out so hoping to sell some show/breed quality on here.
     
  10. Swissmiss989

    Swissmiss989 Chillin' With My Peeps

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