im not so sure the silkie i just hatched is a silkie. help!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ninnyeggs, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. ninnyeggs

    ninnyeggs Out Of The Brooder

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    well it hatched this morning and its still in the bator and i have never hatched silkies before but this one has pink feet with no feathers on its feet. ill post pictures when i can get it out help!
     
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:pink feet and no feathering is a dead giveaway of it NOT being a silkie:( Silkie mix maybe??? How many toes? Should have 5 and ALL dark black skin...
     
  3. ninnyeggs

    ninnyeggs Out Of The Brooder

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    ugh i was afraid of that. i contacted the seller. i am not sure if i can keep it. i would try again for silkies and so i would have to give away this one [​IMG] i am running out of room and cant have both [​IMG]



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  4. ninnyeggs

    ninnyeggs Out Of The Brooder

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    i will take a better picture of the mystery chicken when its out the the bator
     
  5. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    I can see from its beak it isnt a silkie:( Im sorry the beak is pink...what other kinds of birds does this seller carry? maybe they accidentally grabbed a wrong egg??
     
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    He deals with rare breeds so I have an even less chance of figuring out what it really is haha
     
  7. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    A keeper if its rare [​IMG]
     
  8. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I get silkie "mutants" once in a while too LOL. Sometimes mine will have 5 toes on one foot, 4 on the other, a few turn up with vaulted skulls, sometimes they hatch with pink skin that goes blue with age...[​IMG]
     

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