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My little silkies, what sex/variety are they?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by VioletBlueIvy, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. VioletBlueIvy

    VioletBlueIvy Songster

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    Hi! I tried this on the silkie thread too, got no response so maybe I didnt put it in the right place? So I will try here!
    Here are my two silkies!
    They were bought as blue silkies, straight run.
    I think the one on the left is a cockerel, the one on the right a hen?
    The one of the left has some funky coloration too, not sure what color he is? I havent been able to find any pictures of a silkie that look like that, the closest thing I found was partridge?
    They are sweeties, and my kids have fallen in love:love They love to snuggle in the kids laps, or anywhere it seems!
    http://i582.photobucket.com/albums/ss266/mam2009_2009/Chickens/DSCN0701.jpg
    http://i582.photobucket.com/albums/ss266/mam2009_2009/Chickens/DSCN0705.jpg
    http://i582.photobucket.com/albums/ss266/mam2009_2009/Chickens/DSCN0699-1.jpg
     
  2. VioletBlueIvy

    VioletBlueIvy Songster

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    Did I post in the wrong place again? are my pics bad? Anyone?
     
  3. Your pics are a little bit small to see well. It looks like you may have a boy and a girl that are possibly blues. What appears to be a boy has gold leaking through in his hackles. While he would be a show bird, he is a lovely pet for sure!
     
  4. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master 11 Years

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    Quote:oldtime meant NOT a show bird.

    Need a good close up of their heads, side view if possible.
     
  5. Quote:oldtime meant NOT a show bird.

    Need a good close up of their heads, side view if possible.

    Yes, I did [​IMG]
     
  6. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Crowing

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    I agree a Pullet and a Roo. Pet quality.
     
  7. VioletBlueIvy

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    Sorry, I tried to resize the picture but they always come out the same size:he
    Thank you for trying anyway! I really appreciate the input:) The suspected cockerel was chest bumping with my Marans Cockerel it was pretty cute, pretty sure he's a he anyway.
    It was the color that really made me wonder.
    So that is what that gold color is, it's leakage? I figured it was something off, when I couldn't find pics anywhere of something similar.
    Once you get over the fact that he looks like a punk rocker with a bad dye job, it is rather pretty I think.[​IMG]

    Smilies didn't work?
     
    Last edited: Jul 26, 2010

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