Lucky! Up for adoption.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by EHaus, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. EHaus

    EHaus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This pretty little thing is available for adoption at our local Animal Control for $5. My question is...what breed is she? They have her listed as "Black Chicken", but she looks blue to me. Like a silky or a polish...or...something! They say she's 1 year, 4 months old.
    Thanks for any help! I'm going to call them for more info when they open. [​IMG]
     
  2. chuckzoo

    chuckzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dunno what she is but she is gorgeous!

    For $5 you'd better jump on it.
     
  3. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

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    Some kind of a silky cross maybe. Cute!
     
  4. mom2jedi

    mom2jedi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a splash silky to me. I'm not seeing anything that makes me think cross, just pet quality.
     
  5. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

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  6. NoelTate

    NoelTate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is cute as can be. I wish our local shelters would get hens in. They keep calling to ask me if I will take roosters they get in!
     
  7. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

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    Splash silkie! Oh my goodness, she is adorable! I'd have her in a split second if I was nearby! [​IMG]
     
  8. 4 Love of Baby Chickens

    4 Love of Baby Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Go get her!!!!! Gorgeous Splash Silkie hen. [​IMG]
     
  9. EHaus

    EHaus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, I just talked to the Animal Control people, and they say she's a bearded silky, and that she's a strictly indoor pet who wore a diaper and ran around the house. I don't think I can do it, but I'll call around to see if I know anyone who can. Too many dogs and cats around here!
     
  10. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A very nice splash Silkie hen. She will do very well in a pen outside as long as she is kept dry and not allowed to be exposed to extreme cold. Silkies handle the cold really well as long as they do not get wet. She would probably be very happy to live as a real chicken.
     

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