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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ashautcait, Jun 23, 2007.

  1. ashautcait

    ashautcait New Egg

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    I have a few questions:

    I have a black sebright, but can find NO information on it. It's a hen. I got my trio (silver and gold) and the black together from a local feed store around easter. They stay together all the time. Isn't it a black sebright? You can see the lacing in the feathers-even though they are black.
    Also, I need help sexing my white silkies. One has a CLEARLY visible black comb-plus he crows (or is trying) all the time. The other one has a mulberry colored "comb" and does not even try, but I know that means nothing as they are still young. (About 10 weeks old).

    Lastly, my rooster named Abby-I thought he was an Astrolorp (spelling?) but he has brown on his neck. He's pretty big, and VERY sweet. Crows MAYBE once a week. I got him around Easter time.

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  2. Chickenlover88

    Chickenlover88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think thats a black sebright. I think it's a black old english game bantam. both silkies look like roos to me. Not sure of the others.
     
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I don't know about seabrights, but thoes two silkies look like roo's to me too.
     
  4. Hotwings

    Hotwings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:they look like old english 'cause they look kinda leggy to me.
     
  5. ashautcait

    ashautcait New Egg

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    I should have included another chicken in the photos, these three are really small. So Hotwings, you think they are all EG?

    Thanks for the help thus far :eek:)
     
  6. birdlover

    birdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    Northern Va.
    I LOVE the clam diggers on the silver sebright (or what ever she is)! They're all just beautiful!!

    Ellen
     
  7. Chickenlover88

    Chickenlover88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What type of combs do they have?
     
  8. tooeytew

    tooeytew New Egg

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    One is a Golden Sebrite, One a Silver Sebrite (a roo...they have rose combs), the other white one a Silkie. I am brand new to the group. If I can figure out how to post a pic I will add a pic of my Golden. [​IMG]
     
  9. alex

    alex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the silkies, i think are roosters.

    -alex
     
  10. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2007
    Maine
    The Silkies are definitely roos.

    The trio, a Silver Sebright(a roo), a Golden Sebright(a hen), the comb on the silver looks too large for a OEGB. The black one my guess would be either a Black OEGB or Japanese Bantam. I've had Japanese bantams in the past with long legs, as it's very hard to breed them with short legs. [​IMG] Does she have a rose comb or a single comb?? Rose comb=OEGB. Single comb = Jap bantam.

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    One of my longer legged Jap girls for reference.
     

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