Any ideas on this one's breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by therempels, Apr 26, 2017.

  1. therempels

    therempels Out Of The Brooder

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    This was another one given to me by a relative. No heat lamps were kept on her (or a little black silkie she came with) and I'm thinking that's why her feathers haven't come in. She does have some feathers coming in on her on feet.
    Thanks you!

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  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    How old? Probably won't be able to tell breed till older
     
  3. therempels

    therempels Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm guessing about two weeks old. They got them for Easter and were a couple days old or so. Thanks, I'll post a new pic once some changes start happening.
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Always Thankful Premium Member

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    It maybe a Brahma, feathered legs and the comb looks like a pea comb. Do you know if your relative bred them themselves? There maybe a chance of them being mixes.
     
  5. therempels

    therempels Out Of The Brooder

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    They definitely weren't bred themselves. They were bought in the city and just for Easter surprises for their girls. They were going to take them back to where they came from. We ended up taking them since we had ours. We got a gold laced sebright, a black
    Silkie and the other featherless one is another black silkie. One kept them in the garage witthout a heat lamp (that black fuzzy one next to this one in the pic) and the other two kept them in a heated garage. Apparently all are the same age, but the two kept without heat have barely any feathers, but healthy and happy.
     
  6. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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  7. therempels

    therempels Out Of The Brooder

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    There are all of them now . I just love them

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  8. Chicken Girl1

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    Then I think it is a Brahma. My Brahma is feathering very slowly as well.
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Actually being without heat (and surviving it) should have brought the feathers in sooner. If they are hatchery chicks, it's not surprising if they don't look much like the breed they are supposed to be. Hatchery silkies are generally lower grade.
     
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