Is this a silkie and a ? (new pics on post 10)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by yoie, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. yoie

    yoie Chillin' With My Peeps

    I got my order from Ideal today and have figured out most of my order but these two. I think the first one is a silkie but not a 100% sure. (Edited to add that they are both bantams [​IMG] )

    It is white with gray stipes down its back. Has a beard, light grey skin, an indent were comb is and 5 toes on each foot.
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    This one is all black with white wing tips, white butt and a small white spot on head. Has black legs and a single comb.
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  2. equinelyn

    equinelyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkie and BSL roo?
     
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  3. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First one is a Faverolle, definitely not a silkie. Silkies have black skin, beaks, and legs/feet. The 2nd one might be a barred rock. [​IMG]
     
  4. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    First is a sultan I think, and the second is maybe a black oegb.
     
  5. yoie

    yoie Chillin' With My Peeps

    I know I got one Sultan in my order, this is it
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  6. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Cute chick, looks like she has attitude already. I guess the other looks more like a favorelle than sultan, but favorelles have single combs I thought.
     
  7. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Totally missed where you said it has an indent where the comb is. Could you look more closely? If it has 2 little flaps way at the top under the head feathers, then it is a sultan. If it has a very small single comb--faverolle. I got both this year from TSC, and both were pullets. [​IMG] My sultan had a big puff on its head like someone else posted at this age already, though. Yours doesn't look like it has that, which is why I assumed faverolle.
     
  8. yoie

    yoie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:That is were it gets confusing, it doesn't have a single comb and it doesn't have the 2 flaps like the other sultan I got. It is more of a indented circle for a comb?
     
  9. wdc1952

    wdc1952 Out Of The Brooder

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    Generally a Silkie will have a small oval to round comb. The wider the comb it generally is a male bird and narrower comb is a female. Most Silkies, good ones, should have a vaulted skull.

    As far as the other bird - ?. It does appear to be a cockeral.
     
  10. yoie

    yoie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok I got some head shots of the two that could be sultans or bad silkies?

    1st chick (indented comb)
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    2nd chick (two little bumps/ridges)
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