Help ID'ing my marshmallow supermodel

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by larush, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. larush

    larush Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello! Last week I took in a group of chickens that were feed store leftovers from this season. Not sure on age. Out of the fluffy stage, but months away from laying. There are a few that could be muttchickens, or some breed I do not recognize, so here I am! Two of them look similar, but I have no idea what they are. They both have feathered legs, and a slight head poof. One is mostly white with barn owl looking toasted marshmallow wings. She also has black eyeliner running from the corners of her eyes, where the other one does not. She is on the left in the first photo and on the right in the second. Anyone have any ideas?
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  2. cash money

    cash money Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The one with a puffy head might be a silky the all gold one in the second picture is a buff orphington
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Looks like silkie mixes. Cute little things!
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cute little Silkie mixes!
     
  5. WyandotteIndeed

    WyandotteIndeed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cute! Yes, I see two with crests and an extra toe in the first pic. Those will be silkie crosses. There is an american buff orpington pullet in the second and looks like a white silkie in the back.
     
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  6. larush

    larush Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! Do you think they could be Silkie x Easter Egger crosses?
     
  7. WyandotteIndeed

    WyandotteIndeed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is definitely a possibility. The lighter one has blue/green legs and her feathering looks like the more common EE types, but the darker one appears to have white legs and speckles/spangles, I would think something with those characteristics like a sussex or an "aloha" chicken. It will be fun to see what color eggs they lay!
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I don't especially see any Easter egger there, but you'll know for sure when they start laying [​IMG]
     
  9. larush

    larush Out Of The Brooder

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    @WyandotteIndeed you're right about leg color. Speckled Sussex coloration for the darker one does jump out in my eyes. I agree with you and @donrae... I can't wait to see the eggs!
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both appear to be Silkie mixes. I don't see any Easter Egger in them, though.
     

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