Six months old! I'm gonna eat my silkies!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by gritsar, Dec 8, 2010.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I can't handle the indecisiveness any longer.
    My two silkies are 6 months old tomorrow. Neither has had any change in looks for the past month or two. They've gotten bigger, but no more comb or wattle development.
    NO crows. NO eggs.
    My rooster is not mating either of them and neither of them is trying to mate any one.

    That's it. [​IMG] I'm eating them. [​IMG]
     
  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Dear God, Kat...didn't you see the show around Halloween on the Food Network(Chopped, I think) where they cooked a silky? It was freakin' purple! [​IMG]
     
  3. blueberrychickens

    blueberrychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gritstar, Are you on a diet??? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    Quote:Were they flipping freaky looking or what??!! Don't think I could eat purple chicken skin!!
     
  5. aduplantis

    aduplantis Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I saw that too. Poor chickens !!
     
  6. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Quote:Were they flipping freaky looking or what??!! Don't think I could eat purple chicken skin!!

    It was awful-especially once you knew what you were looking at-poor little silkie! I was horrified. Gross!
     
  7. JenEric Farms

    JenEric Farms GOOGLE GENIUS

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    Quote:Step away from the silkies... [​IMG]
     
  8. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In the almost two years I have had Carlotta, my silkie, she has laid a total of four eggs. In that time, she has been broody for almost all of it
     
  9. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Quote:Uh oh...this isn't helping the "Save the Silkie" campaign...wait...broody...see, Kat, you CAN'T eat them-one of them might be that broody you've been begging for!
     
  10. PamB

    PamB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Maybe they are both girls. [​IMG] No comb or wattle development, no crowing. I have five month olds. One is crowing like a fool every morning...none are laying yet.
     

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