Help ID'ing hybrid rooster and hens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Hybridroo, Jan 12, 2015.

  1. Hybridroo

    Hybridroo In the Brooder

    Jan 11, 2015
    Hi all,

    I received 3 chicks from a woman who had a mixed flock, but I was just getting into chickens at the time and only recognized a few of the breeds she had. She told me two of the chicks were blue silkies, and the third one was a mystery chick. The chickens seem to be almost fully grown, but I can't tell what they are. I am pretty sure they are all hybrids. The "silkies" definitely don't look like silkies to me.


    I figured the rooster is part bar rock due to his coloration when he was a chick and also his current feather colors. However, he has some iridescent green tail-feathers, feathered legs, and slight reddish feathers in places. Anyone have a guess for the other half?


    The silkies were a bit muddy from scratching around after the rain, as well as the rooster going after them ;)

    All guesses would be appreciated!
    Last edited: Jan 12, 2015
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon

    Your little hens look like silkie mixes. Hard to say mixed with what from the pics.

    Your rooster does have one barred parent, it may have been a barred Rock or another breed. Again, hard to say from the pic. With the red leakage, the best bet is the other parent was gold based.
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013

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