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post #1 of 21
Thread Starter 

I mysteriously ended up with a 2 month old silkie/polish mix when I went to get eggs from my local hatchery tongue I just love her (hopefully a her) to death! Any guesses about the gender? The guy at the hatchery thinks girl and there is no comb or wattle development so far so praying its a little girl fl Cant have roosters in my neighborhood

Head
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/107741_img_0198-1.jpg

Full Body
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/107741_img_0207-1.jpg

Close-Up- Comb/Wattles
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/107741_img_0202-1.jpg

Saddle Feathers
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/107741_img_0211-1.jpg


Edited by PoultryQueen29 - 11/11/11 at 3:43pm

R. I. P. Tipsy- Silly Barred Rock Pullet

 September 28, 2011- December 5, 2011

 

R. I. P. Luna- Sweet Black Silkie Pullet 

October 10, 2011-April 30, 2012

 

I'll miss you!

 

 

 

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R. I. P. Tipsy- Silly Barred Rock Pullet

 September 28, 2011- December 5, 2011

 

R. I. P. Luna- Sweet Black Silkie Pullet 

October 10, 2011-April 30, 2012

 

I'll miss you!

 

 

 

Reply
post #2 of 21

looks like a girl

Wheaten/Blue Wheaten Ameraucanas, Black and Blue Copper Marans, 1 EE, 1 white Silkie hen and 2 'milkie' chicks (marans x silkies), 1 Dominique hen. 2 female free range rabbits, 2 cats and 1 dog. Homesteader, organic gardener, and most importantly chicken fanatic!



"Gardening is the purest of human pleasures." -- Francis Bacon

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Wheaten/Blue Wheaten Ameraucanas, Black and Blue Copper Marans, 1 EE, 1 white Silkie hen and 2 'milkie' chicks (marans x silkies), 1 Dominique hen. 2 female free range rabbits, 2 cats and 1 dog. Homesteader, organic gardener, and most importantly chicken fanatic!



"Gardening is the purest of human pleasures." -- Francis Bacon

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post #3 of 21
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Originally Posted by frosthazard 

looks like a girl


x2

I live with my partner and our daughter in the foothills of NC. We LOVE our critters!
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I live with my partner and our daughter in the foothills of NC. We LOVE our critters!
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post #4 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by PoultryQueen29 

I mysteriously ended up with a 2 month old silkie/polish mix when I went to get eggs from my local hatchery tongue I just love her (hopefully a her) to death! Any guesses about the gender? The guy at the hatchery thinks girl and there is no comb or wattle development so far so praying its a little girl fl Cant have roosters in my neighborhood

Head
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/107741_img_0198-1.jpg

Full Body
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/107741_img_0207-1.jpg

Close-Up- Comb/Wattles
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/107741_img_0202-1.jpg

Saddle Feathers
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/107741_img_0211-1.jpg


Omg! Its gorgeous! I love it ep
I want one now gig
I'm ganna guess pullet, but i could be wrong. hu


Edited by foxypoproxy - 11/11/11 at 3:46pm

Proud momma of 4 polish bantam chicks, 3 sizzle chicks,  and 2 bantam sultan chicks!

Kotoki, Kiseke, Sora, Derp, Cricket, Potatoe <3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RIP: Zip Chick, Kabuki, Saki, Sakura, Loki, Misha, Slate, and Silver

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Proud momma of 4 polish bantam chicks, 3 sizzle chicks,  and 2 bantam sultan chicks!

Kotoki, Kiseke, Sora, Derp, Cricket, Potatoe <3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RIP: Zip Chick, Kabuki, Saki, Sakura, Loki, Misha, Slate, and Silver

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post #5 of 21
Thread Starter 

Yay! Christmas music just started playing today so i'm extra happy now! I'll call her Sandy Claus giglau


Edited by PoultryQueen29 - 11/11/11 at 3:50pm

R. I. P. Tipsy- Silly Barred Rock Pullet

 September 28, 2011- December 5, 2011

 

R. I. P. Luna- Sweet Black Silkie Pullet 

October 10, 2011-April 30, 2012

 

I'll miss you!

 

 

 

Reply

R. I. P. Tipsy- Silly Barred Rock Pullet

 September 28, 2011- December 5, 2011

 

R. I. P. Luna- Sweet Black Silkie Pullet 

October 10, 2011-April 30, 2012

 

I'll miss you!

 

 

 

Reply
post #6 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by PoultryQueen29 

I'll call her Sandy Claus giglau


Is that a "Nightmare before Christmas" reference? tongue2

Proud momma of 4 polish bantam chicks, 3 sizzle chicks,  and 2 bantam sultan chicks!

Kotoki, Kiseke, Sora, Derp, Cricket, Potatoe <3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RIP: Zip Chick, Kabuki, Saki, Sakura, Loki, Misha, Slate, and Silver

Reply

Proud momma of 4 polish bantam chicks, 3 sizzle chicks,  and 2 bantam sultan chicks!

Kotoki, Kiseke, Sora, Derp, Cricket, Potatoe <3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RIP: Zip Chick, Kabuki, Saki, Sakura, Loki, Misha, Slate, and Silver

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post #7 of 21
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by foxypoproxy 
Quote:
Originally Posted by PoultryQueen29 

I'll call her Sandy Claus giglau


Is that a "Nightmare before Christmas" reference? tongue2


Thats what I thought of when I bought her tongue The guy said she looked like santa claus and I thought of the sandy claus song.

R. I. P. Tipsy- Silly Barred Rock Pullet

 September 28, 2011- December 5, 2011

 

R. I. P. Luna- Sweet Black Silkie Pullet 

October 10, 2011-April 30, 2012

 

I'll miss you!

 

 

 

Reply

R. I. P. Tipsy- Silly Barred Rock Pullet

 September 28, 2011- December 5, 2011

 

R. I. P. Luna- Sweet Black Silkie Pullet 

October 10, 2011-April 30, 2012

 

I'll miss you!

 

 

 

Reply
post #8 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by PoultryQueen29 
Quote:
Originally Posted by foxypoproxy 
Quote:
Originally Posted by PoultryQueen29 

I'll call her Sandy Claus giglau


Is that a "Nightmare before Christmas" reference? tongue2


Thats what I thought of when I bought her tongue The guy said she looked like santa claus and I thought of the sandy claus song.


Thats amazing celebrate
Her crest even reminds me of a little Christmas hat

Proud momma of 4 polish bantam chicks, 3 sizzle chicks,  and 2 bantam sultan chicks!

Kotoki, Kiseke, Sora, Derp, Cricket, Potatoe <3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RIP: Zip Chick, Kabuki, Saki, Sakura, Loki, Misha, Slate, and Silver

Reply

Proud momma of 4 polish bantam chicks, 3 sizzle chicks,  and 2 bantam sultan chicks!

Kotoki, Kiseke, Sora, Derp, Cricket, Potatoe <3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RIP: Zip Chick, Kabuki, Saki, Sakura, Loki, Misha, Slate, and Silver

Reply
post #9 of 21
Thread Starter 

I cant wait for her to come out of my chimney on christmas eve! I'll leave out milk and corn gig

R. I. P. Tipsy- Silly Barred Rock Pullet

 September 28, 2011- December 5, 2011

 

R. I. P. Luna- Sweet Black Silkie Pullet 

October 10, 2011-April 30, 2012

 

I'll miss you!

 

 

 

Reply

R. I. P. Tipsy- Silly Barred Rock Pullet

 September 28, 2011- December 5, 2011

 

R. I. P. Luna- Sweet Black Silkie Pullet 

October 10, 2011-April 30, 2012

 

I'll miss you!

 

 

 

Reply
post #10 of 21

I have a white crested black polish little girl in with my silkies so next spring I`ll have some of those crosses,I wondered what they would look like,very cute,this is Dart my little girl in with the silkies,she thinks she is a silkie was hatched with them and raised my a silkie mama. http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/44824_dart_10-11.jpg


Edited by henney penny - 11/11/11 at 4:19pm

Buff,blue,black and splash orpingtons,and silkies.One sheltie, boarder collie mix dog                                       

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Buff,blue,black and splash orpingtons,and silkies.One sheltie, boarder collie mix dog                                       

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