now who can guess this one?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by das fisch, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. das fisch

    das fisch Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 31, 2009
    southern Maine
    This youngin' was in a batch of four hatched by my sons class, she/he is now about 8 weeks old. I have no idea what breed this one is. size is smaller than the other three she/he came with (two what I believe are NH reds and one all white bird). Just noticed today the extra toe protruding off the other one. Now I just have my flock of RIR's and never ventured out into other breeds, so it's a mystery to me.
    So... what is it?




    sorry for the low res pics, taken with my phone
  2. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

    Mar 23, 2008
    Oakland, CA
    The fifth toe and the feathered head indicate to me that it's some sort of Silkie mix. Maybe a Silkie X NHR?
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  3. KristaChickenWhisperer

    KristaChickenWhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 1, 2008
    Lake Stevens, WA
    That is the cutest crossbreed chicken I have ever seen!
  4. dragonlair

    dragonlair Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2008
    If Elvis Presley were to come back as a chicken, that one would be him. The "do" reminds me of his hair. Now, if it starts clucking "You ain't nothin but a hound dog" and dancing, be sure to tape and post it!
  5. nanawendy

    nanawendy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2009
    Bellingham Wa
    [​IMG] I so love the look...
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  6. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

    Dec 15, 2009
    Penn Valley, CA
    Quote:Agreed! Definitely part silkie, the other part is most likely NHR. Adorable bird, regardless! I love the hairdo and the cute gray tail feathers. [​IMG]

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