Any guesses what colors these guys will be? Thanks

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  1. starfly

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    Got these chicks at the tractor supply store 3 days ago. They were in the asst. bantam box. They have dark skin and hairy legs so I believe they are silkies. This my first chicken experience. I'm guessing the lightest one will be white, but what about the other ones?
     
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  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I think you will have to wait 4-6 weeks until they start to feather out. It's hard to tell when they are that young. Good luck to you!
     
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    Ok, thanks!
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. Congrats on your new chicks. I agree with @liz9910 about waiting a while.

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced chicken keepers - loads of info on anything chicken. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Joining your state / country thread will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area, which can be helpful.

    All the best
    CT
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. N F C

    N F C Happy T-Day! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hope you are having fun with the chicks.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    The two on the right are starting to grow a crest. What color feet do they have and how many toes?
     
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  10. starfly

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    5 toes and dark gray legs.
     

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