what do hatchery stock silkies look like?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wildriverswolf90, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. wildriverswolf90

    wildriverswolf90 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so I'm wanting to buy some silkies from a hatchery. I am wondering how they look, if anyone has pictures of their hatchery silkies that they could post that would be great

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  2. Georgia Boy 1970

    Georgia Boy 1970 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do a search. I think there are a few threads with pictures.
     
  3. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got my Silkies from a local feed store but they do order chicks from Ideal Hatchery
     
  4. wildriverswolf90

    wildriverswolf90 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ideal is where I want to order from, do you have any pictures?
     
  5. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    These are a few of my first silkies purchased from a feed store as chicks (hatchery breed). They are 7 months old. Sweet and beautiful in their own right but nothing like the ones qualified breeders raise as you can compare them with the ones on the silkie threads here. Hope this helps! [​IMG]

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  6. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ideal is where I want to order from, do you have any pictures?

    Yes I do have pictures of my Silkies and Easter Eggers even though they are from Ideal but they've been purchased from a feed store
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    They're usually less fluffy and round, have smaller crests, bigger combs, and sometimes lighter skin than the Silkies found from good breeders.
     
  8. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    And some have single combs. The ones I got from TSC both had single combs.
     
  9. leadwolf1

    leadwolf1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My partridge silkie from Ideal...she isn't as big as my silkies from the SQ breeder but she has the correct skin and comb color and shape...

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  10. PoultryQueen29

    PoultryQueen29 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are my 3 hatchery silkies

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