Just some pics of my latest chicks....

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by wbruder17, Dec 4, 2011.

  1. wbruder17

    wbruder17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 7, 2010
    Portland, OR
    They are Silkie mamas with Mille Fleur D' Uccle dad. Looking to be some spectacular looking chickens. 2 from a gray splash mama and 1 from a tan mama (who also hatched them).... all have 5 toes and feathered feet.

    Tan mama? This chickie is more tri-colored, more tan feathers with white tips and black striping. Looks like it will have more head tuft and no reao hock feathers.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/59865_2011-12-02_13-29-51_752.jpg
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/59865_2011-12-02_13-25-47_557.jpg

    Gray mama? There's 2 of these that look alike. Both have the hock feathers and are more black, gray and white with a little bit of tan.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/59865_2011-12-02_13-26-58_193.jpg
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/59865_2011-12-02_13-25-24_283.jpg
     
    Last edited: Dec 4, 2011
  2. new2chickens2011

    new2chickens2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Darling! [​IMG]
     
  3. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Pretty darn cute alright! They will be good looking chickens..love the colors, and one looks to have puffy cheeks. [​IMG]
     
  4. that last chick looks licke it will grow up to be a nice looking chicken
     
  5. SpringHillConservatory

    SpringHillConservatory Out Of The Brooder

    Oh my! We could look at chick photos all day! (Ummm we mean like, Baby Chickens...) [​IMG]
     
  6. wbruder17

    wbruder17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 7, 2010
    Portland, OR
    Yea, I can't wait to see what they turn out like! My Mille Fleur D'Uccle has been producing some very pretty, unique colorations with my Easter Egger hens. I hatched one that was either mixed with OEGB or Dutch Bantam that was going to be a stunning little rooster, but he got kiilled by something through the bars of the dog crate I had them in. One little chick survived the attack with a huge tear in its neck. I saved him and he is now the sweetest little cockerel. Follows me around, and falls asleep while I hold him. He is also looking to be very pretty, but most roos are, imo.
     
  7. dulcelife

    dulcelife Out Of The Brooder

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    Great pics. Makes me start wondering what my MUTT bater collection: Ameraucana Roo over BR, Orpie and BSL hens will look like.
     
  8. Frost Homestead

    Frost Homestead eggmonger

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    adorable! I can't wait to be able to tell the sex of my silkie. either way I want to breed her and make some mixed birds, I just love the way silkie mixes look
     
  9. sakabla

    sakabla Out Of The Brooder

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    Georgeous! Beautiful colouring.
     
  10. wbruder17

    wbruder17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 7, 2010
    Portland, OR
    I will probbably keep one, if any are hens. I'm sort of leaning towards the tan one. It seems to have more of the Mille Fleur coloring.
     

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