d'ukies??? Lots of pictures!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by torrelee, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. torrelee

    torrelee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my little girls are now just over 2 months old. Thought I was getting three day old silkies:
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    I figured out at a little over a month that they weren't what I had thought... I'm guessing that they are silkiexd'uccle crosses as the lady I picked them up from had both. They were hatched out by a cute little mille fleur. This is them at a little over a month:
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    This is them today, 3 months and 3 days old. What do you think, are they d'ukies and both girls?? They look girly to me, so cute and tiny!
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    puffy heads and cheeks:
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    fully body of calliope:
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    Korima's gold necklace coming in, appeared about a week ago:
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    Korima's comb, Calliope looks the same, very small.... should be girls right???
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    Fringy feathers:
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    hard feathers on their legs:
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    There were silkies, turkens, millie fleur d'uccle, and another banty roo at the farm, I'm guessing the d'uccle crossed with the silkie and that they are both girls..... any opinions??
     
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  2. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no clue but love the name!
     
  3. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Beautiful, look just like my girl, Mo.
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  4. torrelee

    torrelee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm digging the faux hawks! Do you know what Mo is?
     
  5. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    A silkie x something tiny, lol. She's about half the size of my silkies (although quite a bit of them is fluff) and lays a teeny bright white egg. She was sold to me as a silkie, but obviously she has something else since she isn't silkie feathered. [​IMG] She has a lot of feathers on her feet, a single comb, and body and staure wise looks like a d'uccle to me, but I couldn't say for sure.
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  6. torrelee

    torrelee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look pretty flippin identical, but I dont think mine are single comb... it looks V shaped, maybe thats just where it ties into their combs? I'll have to look closer when it gets light outNext time I try and buy a silkie I think I'm gonna go for an adult, lol!
     
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  7. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Hopefully they are girls then, they look like it to me anyway. I couldn't see Mo's comb until she started laying, lol.
     
  8. PtldChick

    PtldChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What color is that silkie in the front - pistachio? [​IMG]
     
  9. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you're right on track with your guess. They are definitely half silkie, and those little cheek muffs and fluffy feet are unmistakably D'Uccle.

    THey're so cute! [​IMG]
     
  10. torrelee

    torrelee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like them a lot... but I'm terrified to let them out of the grow out pen. My wyandottes and brahma were bigger at 4 weeks then these girls are at 2 months. I'm a little worried that they will get beat up by the big girls, or eaten by a neighborhood cat that comes into my yard hunting mice.
    My thought is that I should move their tractor into my garden and let them run rampant in there... Two tiny chickens cant destroy too much right??
     

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