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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AprilW, Mar 19, 2011.

  1. AprilW

    AprilW Songster

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    What on earth is this chick?? It is two weeks old and I have no clue what it could be. It is from Privett through TSC. I first thought Silkie, but no black skin. It does have the extra toe.

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    Compared to a Silkie of the same age. The "true" Silkie has a prominent walnut comb, the mystery has none.
     
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  2. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Songster

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    It looks like a Silkie to me just a very poorly colored, hatchery quality Silkie. It's growing Silkie feathers, has the extra toe, beard, muffs, crest and build. It's just missing the dark skin. It's still a very cute chick.
     
  3. AprilW

    AprilW Songster

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    I didn't suspect Silkie because my other 3 Silkies from the same place actually have the dark skin and the correct comb. This one has lighter skin and a pretty much non-existent comb Thanks for clarifying though.
     
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