Is my silkie chick bearded or non-bearded???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PoultryGirly, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. PoultryGirly

    PoultryGirly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey. I was wondering if my 3 week-old silkie chick was bearded or not. How do you tell? If a picture helps, here it is. Thanks.[​IMG]
     
  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    these 2 chicks i have are bearded if im not mistaken the first is a d'uccle and the 2nd is a polish if you need to see more pics you can go to my albums i should have severel pics of beared chicks...just no silkies yet but it looks the same on them
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  3. PoultryGirly

    PoultryGirly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, do you think mine is bearded?
     
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It doesn't appear so, no.
     
  5. PoultryGirly

    PoultryGirly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for everyones' opinions. Anymore opinions???
     
  6. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    it's really hard to tell but it doesnt appear to be bearded can deffently see its creast but i can also see its wattles which on all the beared silkies i have seen i've never been able to see wattles
     

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