Please help determining breed and gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by fredonon, Sep 23, 2013.

  1. fredonon

    fredonon New Egg

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    Hello
    Can someone help me have a basic estimate of what breed these chickens are? I just decided to raise them for fun but now that they are reaching laying point(my limited knowledge from the internet), I wanna know some details
    http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/strathfield/livestock/two-chickens-not-fully-grown/1028300055
    There are pictures of them on this site, don't worry I'm not selling them
    My friend did it as a joke and hasn't taken the ad down yet haha...
     
  2. ESofVA

    ESofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cross between Silkie and Brahma or Silkie and Delaware???
     
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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm not really familiar with the crested breeds, but there's something crested back there. I'm not sure it's silkie, with those straight combs and light skin, I can't see how many toes in the pics. The color is Colombian, which could be a couple different breeds. Basically, mixed breed birds.
     
  4. dezziy

    dezziy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh wow this made me giggle when i seen them they are soooooooo cute!!!!!!!!!!! i think for sure part silkie and colombian :)
     
  5. ESofVA

    ESofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had several Silkie eggs fertilized by a Salmon Faverolles roo. Some of the resulting chicks were white and their legs were as light as a Sussex. Silkie crosses can have four toes, they do produce chicks with light skin and little to no crest and single combs (even a PQ Silkie can have a single comb!). Nothing wrong there for a Silkie, just not real sure where it got the Columbian color.
     
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