Ever see a leghorn roo with a perfect silkie comb?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by NewToFarming, Jan 14, 2011.

  1. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL
    This little guy is really a leghorn/silkie cross but I think he is gorgeous! He is 6 weeks old and has started to "try" to crow already. He does not have true leghorn feathers or silkie feathering but they like a wispy type of feather, for lack of a better description.
    But he ended up having a perfect silkie comb! LOL
    He is ok with handling and actually is keeping a good eye on my blind pullet who is in with him.
    Sorry the pics are a bit blurry. Still can't find my cord to my camera so I have to use my phone. Oh, his name is Rocky.

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  2. tamberlin

    tamberlin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is very cute!
     
  3. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I think from what I am seeing now, he is going to be a good too.
     
  4. CaitlynNichols

    CaitlynNichols Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a beauty! Imagine what he will look like when he matures over time!
    We have Silkhorns (leghorn x Silkie mix) too! The only difference is the girls are splash, with black polka dots. [​IMG] They have similar feathers as you described and they have the feathered legs of a silkie.
     
  5. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank-you! I have another one about 2 weeks old. I was surprised how pretty they turned out. Rocky has two small black spots, on each wing and a light one on his breast. I also have silkie mix chicks with brown leghorns, EE, and andalusian.
     
  6. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I thought I would post to tell you that you were right. He is getting to be very pretty. Here is an updated pic of him now. He just turned 3 months old today and has gotten some red feathering in his wings & crest. I think he is quite the looker and is still a good boy. He lets me carry him around where ever I want to take him.

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  7. newchik715

    newchik715 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think he is beautiful!
     
  8. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ooh, look at those fluffy silkie butts in the last photo! [​IMG]

    Oh. Yes. Rocky is beautiful, too. [​IMG] I love his crest...
     
  9. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I got a ton of little fuzzy butts running around now! [​IMG]
     
  10. FeatheredFeline

    FeatheredFeline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been debating the LeghornXSilkie cross. But we might have to try it now that I've seen how they can turn out!
     

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