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10 week old Silkie X Barred Rock chicks.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Arztwolf, Jan 24, 2016.

  1. Arztwolf

    Arztwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are two two chicks that hatched at the end of November. Dad is a BR roo named Jojo and mom was a grey Silkie named Sponge.

    What gender (if it's not too early) are they and what would you call their color?




    Smudge (darker colored), Smidge (lighter colored).

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  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Looks like two beautiful pullets.

    They're mutts, mutts ain't got a real color. But the closest to a good descriptor would probably be a messy Cuckoo.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree they look like pullets.

    I'd call them grey barred ( or cuckoo, really barred and cuckoo are the same genes so it doesn't matter in this case).
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on both of the above posts.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Pullets
     
  7. Arztwolf

    Arztwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now I feel much better! I already have four roos, don't need any more.
     

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