My silkie chickies are not bearded, are they?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ASweetHeart, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. ASweetHeart

    ASweetHeart Out Of The Brooder

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    They are 3 weeks old. I'm thinking that they aren't.
    **sigh**
    Never gonna be able to find pretty bearded white ones!!
     
  2. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont know how easy it is to see a beard on a young silkie, but on my EEs their beard kind of dissappears when they start getting feathers, and then grow back in later. It can be harder to tell when only one of the parents has a beard also.
     
  3. Cremesoda34

    Cremesoda34 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a couple silkie chicks that don't look like they have beard and some breeders told me to give them a couple months as sometimes they are slow to grow them in if they are going to bearded. So it could happen. I am hoping mine do as well.Good luck and those babies you have are adorable.
     
  4. ASweetHeart

    ASweetHeart Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok.....think I may wait instead of selling them. Thanks to both of you!
     

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