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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ashleycook21, Apr 4, 2016.
here are the contestants....
Better photos of each chicky.
Don't know, but wanted to drop in to Welcome you to BYC!
so glad you have joined us. Those are come cuties.
You should post an intro under the New Members forum to get a proper welcoming.
Following to see what the "expert" opinions are on the breed guesses.
I'd say the one on the left is a partridge silkie
Thank you! We are so excited to have our little chicken friends! My lil human girl loves them so much.
Silkie make great pets I hear, I've never had one myself, but I was thinking about getting one. Currently my favorite breed is a Cochin bantam.
... Looks like there might be two silkies, slikies have five toes instead of four so that will tell you.
I agree- it looks like you have two partridge silkies peeking out of the back there. And the black and white one looks like a mottled cochin to me. Not sure about the one in front, but all of them are adorable!
The back is not a mottled Cochin, they are half white, I've had one.
Maybe a black Cochin?
Mottled cochins sort of have a range of more white to more black- I've had a few. A six week old mottled cochin chick I have right now looks almost identical to this one.
Two of them have 5 toes! They mottled one and the brown/buff fluff ball. The mottled one is half the size of the others. But is doing well! I sure hope we have at least one silkie. They are stinky cute! The large yellow one (buff Orpington?) is cockerel because he is a sweetie. But we have a good home waiting if any turn up Roo.
Anyway to guess sex? Feathering? Comb? Feet?
Wish someone would make a guess on the yellow/orange one -
@ashleycook21 would you post an update photo when you see feathering?