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Can someone tell me what breed are these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by GersonMiniFarm, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. GersonMiniFarm

    GersonMiniFarm In the Brooder

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    Hello backyard chicken community , ive read most of the forums
    & gotten most of my ?'s answered. You guys seems to very knowledgeable when comes to chickens & seem happy to help. I would love for the expertise of these four breeds, two roosters & two chickens
     

  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    They all look like mixed breeds, some look like they are Silkie mixes, Cochin mixes, and maybe a Wynndotte mix.
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    First one is a game mix of some kind. Other three are silkie mix.
     
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  6. GersonMiniFarm

    GersonMiniFarm In the Brooder

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    Thank you all for your responses & im grateful for your help, there no chance to get a full silkie from this mix?
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    The silkie feather gene is recessive. Your best chance for breeding a silkied chick is to cross the last two birds, since they both look to be at least half Silkie.
     

  8. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    Agreed. But the chances of getting silkie feathers are poor, but you are likely to some silkie feathered chicks. It would be better if you could find a pure hen or rooster.
     
  9. MonicainAZ

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    That little blue hen is SOO CUTE!
     
  10. GersonMiniFarm

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    Thank you for your opinion on cuteness lol, as for getting a pure breed silkie, ill just take my chances. I seem to have a soft spot for mutts as you may call them. I guess this answers my ?'s on breed thank you all for cooperation.
     

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