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Who has Red Silkies?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by RAREROO, Dec 5, 2009.

  1. RAREROO

    RAREROO Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please post pics of Red Silkies and if anyone knows of a breeder that raises them, please let me know.

    Thanks
     
  2. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

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    I would so like to know as well and I don't even like silkies but there is just something about those red ones...[​IMG]
     
  3. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    I sold mine out about 2 months ago. They were pretty but needed a lot of work and I had other breeds I preferred to work with. I still have photos of them on my website but don't think the man who bought them from me is going to do much work with them. He just wanted sweet pets for his grand kids.
     
  4. pixie74943

    pixie74943 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    also dont like silkies.. but I do like walking incubators that regulate their own temperature and humidity :p

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    waiting for the pictures

    edited for typos
     
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  5. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    Cathryn Walden in MI is working on that color. She might have some pics. [​IMG]
     
  6. RAREROO

    RAREROO Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks Nadine, were they the Buff/Red colored trio that you sold? Let me know if anyone finds any, I actually prefer pet quality silkies.
     
  7. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    When you say red are you talking about the dark buff color that leans towards red?
     
  8. RAREROO

    RAREROO Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm really not sure because I don't think I've ever actually seen any, but Ideal and Meyer Hatchery sells Red Silkies, These from Meyer look like they are actually red, not buff http://www.meyerhatchery.com/get_item_dors_red-silkies-straight-run.htm, and Ideal only has this picture of theirs, https://secuservices.com/ideal/newideal/selectproduct.aspx?qty=1&ID=RSB&Product=120 so I don't know what Ideal's really look like and I wouldn't want a full 25 of them and Ideal has other breeds that I would like to fill the order if I had to, But I would like to find someone that has them and that could sell me some eggs sometime.
     
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  9. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes there is a true red out there, just very hard to find, and usually not bearded. I got some of Ideals this year along with some of their lavenders, just to see. They said both bearded and non bearded, of course, all were non bearded, and very low on the quality scale, just gave them all to a buddy of mine who just likes yard chickens.
    If anyone pops up here with the true red bearded ones, I'd like on the list as well!
    Aubrey
     
  10. upintheholler

    upintheholler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Crappy pic, sorry... I just got this red bearded roo from Melinda Hudalla who got him from Bobbi Porto. I am looking for red hens/pullets now to go with him. I will get a better pic later today and post.

    Donna-Marie
     
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