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think i should stick my silkie roo with the sex link hens?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by hypnofrogstevie, Mar 12, 2008.

  1. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    will he be able to mate? they are laying and he is all by himself in his cage. what do you guys think? Anyone got pics of a silkie star hatch lol?
     
  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I guess its fine then? He mmisses his brothers so I am going to put him in and see how things go [​IMG]
     
  3. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    As long as the girls are nice to him it should be fine.

    The silkies can mate the standard hens most of the time. And I'm sure he'll appreciate the company.

    Let us know how it goes.
     
  4. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Thanks arlee. so far they just ignored him. he is doing fine so far so we will see how it goes. I got 2 egs today and another set of 2 eggs. so I am happy they are laying. I hope they will be fertile soon [​IMG]
     
  5. Stormhorse23

    Stormhorse23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 22, 2007
    Indiana
    My experience with silkie roos is that they tend to choose favorites. like my roo only likes big mama and star and wont mate with wendy and angel.
     
  6. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Thanks for the info stormhorse. He is doing pretty well
     
  7. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Well over night he did pretty well. no marks no nothing. i have to clean there cage again after cleaning it yesterday. They spilled water everywhere. So I will bring them outside while cleaning out the cage and see if they fiollow him. Holw long will it take for them to realize thats there man?

    edited: typos
     
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2008

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