Pardon my ignorance

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 2boxers, Apr 22, 2008.

  1. 2boxers

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    These are my three bantams. My daughter has named them Duck, Goose, and Turkey (four year old humor.) Can any one tell me what breed they might be? I know it's not a good picture.

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    Also. is there any sure fire way to tell if a three week old RIR chick is a roo?
     
  2. amystours

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    I'm not very experienced at all, but I would call those Silkies...
     
  3. abChicken

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    silkies
     
  4. beefy

    beefy Flamingo Daddy-o

    Apr 21, 2007
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    i think they may be silkies. better luck next time.
     
  5. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    by the looks of them..or rather what skin I can see and their feathering...def. silkies.
     
  6. 2boxers

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    Silkies! Cool! That's what I thought they were, but being new to chickens, I wasn't sure.

    What's wrong with Silkies? I like them! They are feisty and yet goofy. What's not to love?
     
  7. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    Mine crack me up. I have two rescue silkies that I got from Justasnak and they are so very comical. I have two purebreds who are very gentle. I love silkies...but I don't depend on them for our eggs. [​IMG]
     
  8. 2boxers

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    Oh-eggs. I got them mostly because they were given to me. We had wanted RIRs but hey! A free chicken is a free chicken! I know they are basically good for nuthin. But they sure are fun!
     
  9. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

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    They sure are pretty, and free, you can't beat that! My first silkies will be here next tuesday! I am so excited!! I love those names! How cute is that!![​IMG]
     
  10. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    They are excellent sweet pets. [​IMG]
     

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