Bought a silkie, not sure what kind.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ikoniak, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. Ikoniak

    Ikoniak Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello BYC!

    So, I bought a Partridge Silkie chick in April, that was born March, 13th. As you can see by the pictures, she isn't really a full breed. Could anyone tell me exactly what kind of bird I have here? Also, I am pretty sure it's a pullet, but any guidance on that topic would be great too!

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    -Josh
     
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    She's just a typical pet quality hatchery partridge silkie. Non bearded.
     
  3. jen5680

    jen5680 Southside Silkie Shack

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    Quote:I second that !!
     
  4. sciencechick

    sciencechick Out Of The Brooder

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    I know exactly what she is: Darn cute! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. Ikoniak

    Ikoniak Out Of The Brooder

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    Haha, thanks guys! She lives with 3 other regular sized chickens, and is obviously on the bottom of the pecking order. Even at this age, if she is more than 10 feet away from the pack, she just sits there and cries until the other birds tend to her.
     
  6. pennie1

    pennie1 Redneck Silkie

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    I think she's adorable!!!! You should get her a friend!!!![​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. High Roost Ranch

    High Roost Ranch The Chicken Whisperer

    Wow! Excellent timing on the 2nd shot of her yard mate shaking the dust off, very cool photo! She's, yes, a she, is adorable. She's lacking shank/foot feathering (kind of odd not seeing anything there as it's usually very easily expressed at least to some degree), but she's very cute regardless.
     

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