Photos of my mini silkies

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cattbird, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. cattbird

    cattbird Songster

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    They were lost in a postal strike for 4 days as eggs.. but all hatched!

    2/4 have lumps on their head. Can anyone tell me what these are? The eggs were from a show silkie.

    Thanks.


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  2. BBK

    BBK Songster

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    IDK, but if they're from a show silkie, than i'm betting they're silkies...lol.. maybe 2 girls and 2 boys.... that's my guess....cute pics.

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  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging

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    Adorable.
     
  4. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Songster

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    The lumps are called vaults. Very nice looking silkies [​IMG]
     
  5. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Crowing

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    The two with bumps on their heads have vaulted skulls. That's good. Nothing to worry about.
     
  6. allaboutdemchicks

    allaboutdemchicks Chapel Farms

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    Such cute pics!!!

    Thank you for sharing.

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