EE/silkie mix challenge, pic heavy, new updated pics post 22

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KDbeads, Dec 18, 2009.

  1. KDbeads

    KDbeads Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2009
    East Central VA
    Ok, all you silkie and ee people, I have a challenge for you!! I'm resigned to wait until it crows or lays an egg to be sure. I say boy, hubby says girl. Single chick from a really bad hatch where Murphy's law was invading the house.
    Hatched from a nice big blue/green egg. 6 weeks old. Black silie roo in with ee hens and an ee/silkie mix hen. 5 toes each foot but poor separation. Mostly feathered out already, except it's keel bone area. No color to comb other than the black skin. Black skin all over actually, black feet, black beak....

    So have a stab at it, I'll update with more picks in a few weeks.
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2010
  2. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    I think roo.
  3. juliecox

    juliecox Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 27, 2009
    Arlington, TX
    Too soon to say for sure, but my best guess is roo. Wait to see if that tail starts to curl!
  4. KDbeads

    KDbeads Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2009
    East Central VA
    Yeah, I know it's a long shot on the guess. I'll post pics again in a couple of weeks [​IMG]
  5. Emzyyy

    Emzyyy Runs with Deer

    Jul 14, 2008
    Derby Kansas
    I have a chick that looks quite a lot like that one but is more blue with silver lacing. I think s/he is a Silver Sebright/Silkie mix but I'm not sure. [​IMG]
  6. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 17, 2009
    SE Pennsylvania
  7. sred98

    sred98 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2008
    I say roo. I have a blue female that looks almost identical! Pretty bird!

    Emzyyy-do you have a pic of yours? Sounds just like mine, but mine is EE/Silkie.

  8. silkiechick05

    silkiechick05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 27, 2009
    North Texas
    I say girl

  9. aussieheelr

    aussieheelr Chillin' With My Peeps

    I say pullet, our EE roos had more pink to their combs by this point. But I don't know much about silkies so the silky in that may cause the comb not to color like my EEs.

    good luck, hope it's a girl
  10. cochin123

    cochin123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 9, 2009
    fort walton beach, fl

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