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  1. Breeds & Genetics
    Hi All, I am new to Silkie breeding but have established a B/B/S breeding pen as well as a White breeding pen. I have a Red Pyle hen and am not sure what I can do with her for breeding. I know she can't be in either of the pens I already have. I'm not familiar with "specialty colors" which I...
  2. Breeds & Genetics
    I am just starting out hatching my own silkies, so far I'm just doing b/b/s and have them in a separate pen which is going well. I have a couple questions. One I think I already know the answer to, (yes?), which is: Can I put my "lavender" silkie hen in the B/B/S group? I was told lavender...
  3. General Chicken Discussion
    Maybe it's a silly question, but does leucism happen in chickens? I did a web search and couldn't find anything. The reason I ask is that I have several chickens (all roosters) who I think are exhibiting partial or leucism, most ostentatiously my 6-week-old that is almost entirely white (none of...
  4. Breeds & Genetics
    I've just gotten into breeding Silver Lace Wyandottes and I am trying hard to understand all the points. Right now, all I have are some SLW from Foley's in Kentucky and I am looking for some other quality breeders to get some birds from so I don't have such a narrow gene pool to start with...
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