Why isn't my silkie's wattles growing?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Moochie, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. Moochie

    Moochie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought it was a genetic thing so I posted here.. Mods do move if in the wrong section! [​IMG]
    He's right around 10 months old. His comb is getting pretty big but his wattles are still tiny little things. Any ideas?
     
  2. robin416

    robin416 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If he's bearded they are not supposed to grow.
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:x2.


    Also, the comb type of Silkies generally stunts wattle growth. They're really not supposed to be very big, bearded or not. [​IMG]
     
  4. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Quote:x2.


    Also, the comb type of Silkies generally stunts wattle growth. They're really not supposed to be very big, bearded or not. [​IMG]

    X2 it is what it is.
     
  5. Moochie

    Moochie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ohhh ok! And he is bearded.
    Ahh, good, I thought I had another weird chicken.
     

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