Vent trimming silkies

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Old Rando, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. Old Rando

    Old Rando Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 5, 2008
    Southern Indiana
    Do any of the silkie breeders on this forum vent trim your breeders ? For those that do not vent trim, what is your fertility rate?
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Great Question! I want to know the answer to that also. [​IMG]
  3. SunshineSilkies

    SunshineSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 10, 2009
    I have started vent trimming my breeders. The girls are laying and the boys are dancing, so I was told by many top breeders that it makes it easier for them to breed when they are trimmed.....After I trimmed, I noticed that they seemed to be getting the hang of it a little better.......

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