Black Sultan??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by buttercup0884, May 15, 2011.

  1. buttercup0884

    buttercup0884 The Farm Girl at Twilight

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    I have a black chicken that I am trying to determine the breed on. It came with an assortment of Silkies, but most definitely is not one. I have found a few photos of Black Sultans but not enough close up to tell for sure. Everyone has told me that they can only be white but I have found that they can also be Black or Blue. Any ideas on what else it could be?

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  2. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    It's a Silkie x something cross.
     
  3. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

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    Nope, I see black skin and 5 toes. You have a defective Silkie, it just doesn't have silkied feathers.
     
  4. luvchicks8

    luvchicks8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    polish/silkie???
     
  5. buttercup0884

    buttercup0884 The Farm Girl at Twilight

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    All the other chicks turned out just fine
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  6. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Black Sultans are very, very rare in the U.S. It's hard to get your hands on one on purpose, not to mention by accident. That being said, Sults have beards, muffs, white skin, slate legs, etc. Your bird is a Silkie cross. Or a Silkie that lacks the Silkie-feathering gene.
     
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  7. Jharper

    Jharper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can see silkie like feathers coming from the top feathers. So more than likely it is a silkie mix.
     
  8. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    Yup. Defective silkie.
     
  9. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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  10. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    not saying that's its a black sultan but sultans do have 5 toes also, the only differences between a hard feather silkie and a sultan is the type of comb (sultans have a v shaped one and silkies a walnut) Sultans also have vaulted hocks and silkies do not and silkies have black skin hope this helps
     
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