Smooth feathered silkie?

matven123

In the Brooder
Oct 24, 2015
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this is Oreo I was told she is a silkie but has smooth feathers she has the walnut comb, black skin, 5 toes with feathers on all. Does anyone know why her feathering would be smooth?
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. I Baught her from a show breeder
 

junebuggena

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Apr 17, 2015
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She's a mix. The gene for Silkie feathering is recessive. Silkie to Silkie will only produce Silkied offspring. When you breed a Silkie to a non-silkie, you get normal feathered chicks. To keep the full crest, it's likely she's a Sultan or Sizzle mix.
 

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