New chicken...what is it?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by silkielover88, Nov 17, 2016.

  1. silkielover88

    silkielover88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got her at auction, thought she was a silkies by distance....look at her after and she's got smooth feathers....any idea on what she may be?
     
  2. PeepersMama

    PeepersMama Overrun With Chickens

    Probably a silkie cochin mix. She's got the silkie crest, but smooth cochin feathers, and cochins and silkies are both popular pets.
     
  3. PeacockJoJo

    PeacockJoJo Out Of The Brooder

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    Possibly a sultan? I believe they can carry the silkied gene however I may have wrong. The feathers look unusually soft which is typical of a Ss (silkie split)
     
  4. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Hi, I'm thinking mix splash female also. [​IMG]
     
  5. PeepersMama

    PeepersMama Overrun With Chickens

    She could possibliy be mixed with a sultan. I think that a cochin would be more likely since cochins and silkies are two of the most popular pet bantam breeds.
     
  6. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkie/Cochin cross
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Another vote for silkie/cochin cross. She's a cute little thing, that's a pretty splash coloring.
     
  8. silkielover88

    silkielover88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I was thinking too. And thank you all! She is very sweet and a pretty little thing! I have a sizzle rooster I may cross her with. He's a splash too.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    silkie- cochin cross - very pretty
     
  10. silkielover88

    silkielover88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!!!! I just love her!!!
     

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