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My chicks started hatching yesterday and so far all the ones hatched have feathered leg. My big rooster who is just a mix is obviously not the dad as he does not have feathered legs. But I also have some sort of bantam with feathered legs and feet and a silki. Is there any way for me to tell which one is the dad? The silki is at the bottum of the risen pole and I have never actually seen him breed any body. Is it possible my bantam is the only one fertaizing eggs?
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A Silkie cross should have dark skin and may have five toes and a crest. Can you post pictures of your other feather legged bantam and the chick?
1 Marans cross, 2 Silkie crosses, 3 Australorps, 3 Easter Eggers, 4 Rhodebars, 1 Golden Cuckoo Marans, 1 Gold Laced Brahma, 1 Cream Legbar, 1 English Orpington bantam, 2 Barred Plymouth Rock bantams, 2 Silver Pencilled Plymouth Rocks, 5 White Crested Black Polish, and 4 heritage Rose Comb Rhode Island Reds. I also can't forget our two mixed breed cats, Figaro and J.J. and our American Golden...
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1 Marans cross, 2 Silkie crosses, 3 Australorps, 3 Easter Eggers, 4 Rhodebars, 1 Golden Cuckoo Marans, 1 Gold Laced Brahma, 1 Cream Legbar, 1 English Orpington bantam, 2 Barred Plymouth Rock bantams, 2 Silver Pencilled Plymouth Rocks, 5 White Crested Black Polish, and 4 heritage Rose Comb Rhode Island Reds. I also can't forget our two mixed breed cats, Figaro and J.J. and our American Golden...
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A Silkie cross should have dark skin and may have five toes and a crest. Can you post pictures of your other feather legged bantam and the chick?

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A Silkie cross should have dark skin and may have five toes and a crest. Can you post pictures of your other feather legged bantam and the chick?

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