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He's a handsome little guy but what is he? New Pics #25

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by WriterofWords, Dec 20, 2009.

  1. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    He has feathers like a Silkie, very soft and pretty, but only 4 toes.
    [​IMG]
     
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  2. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    wow. That's handsome and fluffy cute all at the same time! [​IMG]
     
  3. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    He is the same age as the Frizzles/Sizzles behind him, they hatched together in June or July.
     
  4. Sillystunt

    Sillystunt Master of the Silly

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    maybe a partrige silkie/cochin ????
     
  5. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    I don't know, but he's starting to act like a little roo though and it's so cute, He grabs someone's head and tows her around the pen,, then lets go.
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    He looks like a Wyandotte/Silkie cross to me. The head shape is very Wyandotte-like.
     
  7. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    I'm wracking my brain trying to think of who I got his egg from!! I haven't gotten many this year so it shouldn't be this hard!
     
  8. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He could just be a silkie with four toes, I had one before. They happen, you just would want to cull them from your breeding. The face is off though, I have to agree. But, it would be unlikelyy that he is half crossed with anything, as when crossing Silkie X Regular feather, the regular feather tends to dominate. But, it wouldn't suprise me if there was some other blood in there. Is his skin as dark as regular Silkies? Crosses tend to not have as dark of skin.
    Good luck, he is neat looking.
     
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  9. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    He doesn't have the dark skin.
     
  10. australorpchick

    australorpchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my gosh. I swear you superimposed my Nugget's head and neck on a silkies body! [​IMG] I'll have to try to get an updated pic of Nuggie. Wow that just looks sooo weird. Anyway, Nugget's a BO/EE/Silkie mutt and about 6 - 8inches taller than yours. Maybe a 2nd+ generation silkie mutt? I'm not that good with genetics.
     
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