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Breeder said they were silkie/silkie mix? Any guess

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tptp279, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. tptp279

    tptp279 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 13, 2013
    So I bought these from a breeder who said that one of these was a silkie and other was a silkie mix. I'm new to the whole chicken thing so I'm extremely gullible. After some research, I'm thinking more and more that they are not silkies. They both have feathered legs but have light skin and 4 toes. I also got a few others which are obviously silkies after a week of development. So any help guys? [​IMG]

  2. nanaluvsgps

    nanaluvsgps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2012
    Their not silkies :( I am guessing pekins??? but either way they are gorgeous!
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 2, 2011
    Knee Deep
    look like silkie mixes, not all mixes end up with 5 toes and black skin, but your two do have the right leg color of a silkie
  4. tptp279

    tptp279 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 13, 2013
    I just looked it up and they do look like pekins/cochins! Guess I just got to wait and see. They're actually growing slower than my full breed silkies.

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