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Is this a silkie?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by okiemamachick, Mar 11, 2015.

  1. okiemamachick

    okiemamachick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never had a silkie befor so when I saw two little feather footed five toed fluff balls at tsc I snatched them up but one had a different look to it. It's kinda more stringy looking? What's that about?

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  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    That's a Silkie.
     
  3. okiemamachick

    okiemamachick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmmmmm well the two ssilkies i have have different looks to them that's for sure!
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a Silkie to me, too.
     
  5. flockofbantams

    flockofbantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So they both have black skin, legs beak?
     
  6. okiemamachick

    okiemamachick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they do :) I'm pretty sure any *doubting myself*
     
  7. flockofbantams

    flockofbantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the wing feathers (for lack of another word) is stringy looking, if they have black dark blue skin, legs and beak and look like they have a crest or top know on there heads (hatchery birds sometimes don't) then you have silkies! I just adore silkies!
    What do you mean by yours look different from each other?
    Do there feather?
    Bodies?
    Size?
    Look different or just coloring?
     
  8. okiemamachick

    okiemamachick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok now that I'm looking at the other silkie she's starting to get the stringy wing feathers as well befor they looked smoother and she had more fluff left like baby fluff but now she's catching up and they are more similar looking:)
     
  9. flockofbantams

    flockofbantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay!!! Silkies
    Now sizzles have smoother feathers so she might be a sizzle (Frizzled silkie) so keep looking to see if her wing feather start to curl.... But more then likely she was Just a day or so younger so she just catching up, or that one could be a boy. Boys tend to feather out slower.

    Best of luck with you babies!!!
     
  10. okiemamachick

    okiemamachick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope at least ONE is a girl lol thanks for your help!
     

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