Not sure what breed these guys are?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by OneCrazyChickenLady, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. OneCrazyChickenLady

    OneCrazyChickenLady Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello! These 2 little guys just appeared in the alley behind our house. We asked all of the neighbors if they knew anything about where they came from, and nobody knew so we took them in. I am not sure what breeds they are, and I was hoping you could help me. I am sure they are probably mixed breeds, but any info would be great. I thought the black one looked like a silkie?? Not sure if it is a male or female. The little red roo has been crowing. He sure is a cute little guy. They are both little, much smaller than my brahmas and buff orpingtons. Thanks!
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  2. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    The hen looks like a silkie, or silkie mix. The rooster looks like he has some cochin, without the feathered legs.
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    he does have slightly feathered legs

    that is 110% silkie and looks to be either a poor quality cochin or a cochin mix
     
  4. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

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    Agree
     
  5. OneCrazyChickenLady

    OneCrazyChickenLady Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for your replies! They seem to like it much better here in our little flock than in the alley behind our house. lol [​IMG] The little rooster has been crowing away. So do you think the black silkie is a female?
     
  6. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    looks like silkie is a female to me
     
  7. OneCrazyChickenLady

    OneCrazyChickenLady Out Of The Brooder

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    Yep, the silkie is definitely a female. She has been laying eggs and making a huge ruckus after each little tiny egg! [​IMG]
     
  8. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like a great addition to your flock!
     
  9. tadpole98

    tadpole98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The black one is a silkie and the other may be a new hampshire red or rhode island red[​IMG]
     

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