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Polish X Silkies??? Gender, (SIDE PICTURES ADDED)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by teresa-78, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. teresa-78

    teresa-78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hiya everyone,

    I hatched out 7 Polish eggs 6 weeks ago, and 5 turned out to be Polish x Silkie as they had 5 toes, some had 5 toes on one foot others on both.. 2 turned out to be what I think pure polish, they are 6 weeks old today and I was hoping you may be able to help me with gender and breed, many thanks.

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    3# what I think may be pure Polish [​IMG] [​IMG]

    4# also feel this is pure polish [​IMG] [​IMG]

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    Many thanks for anyones help and input [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2010
  2. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2, 4, and 5 are cockerels. It's hard to determine if they're pure or not with just head shots. Can you take full body pics? Based solely on the combs, 2, 4, and 5 are not pure polish.
     
  3. teresa-78

    teresa-78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I did get a few body shots then forgot which body went to whom so I gave up lol, I will as my partnerlater to help me.
     
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    If the polish parents had a correct comb, any that do not are likely not pure polish. The one with mottling is not likely to be a first generation cross to a silkie, as mottling is recessive, and would be very uncommon to find in a silkie.
     
  5. teresa-78

    teresa-78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I am not sure if the parents had a comb or not, but I have seen pictures of some polish with a comb and no wattles, and some pictures with wattles and no come, I only thought silkie because of the 5 toes, but maybe a sultan?? they have 5 toes?? here are some side pictures I managed to get I will add them to the pictures above next to the chick I think it belongs to.. oh this is hard work lol.
     
  6. banjoejoe4783

    banjoejoe4783 VILLAMIL FARMS

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    pollish do not have silgale combs they have V combs the one with a silgale comb and the one with a pea/walnut comb are not pure
     
  7. teresa-78

    teresa-78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have no clue on types of cones, which number chicks are these?? many thanks
     
  8. banjoejoe4783

    banjoejoe4783 VILLAMIL FARMS

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    # 2/6 have a walnut/pea comb
    #3/4/5 have a singale
    #7 may bee right
    polish hould have a small V shaped comb on roos. hens have no visable combs
     
  9. teresa-78

    teresa-78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:7# has 5 toes, so all the polish eggs I had were all mixed, none are pure... thats just my luck, nice bloke for selling me duds.... will be messaging him as I made an exchange for my male runner for pure polish eggs [​IMG]
     
  10. marymac

    marymac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know what is what, but I gotta tell you they are adorable!!! They look like them big puffy Mums in bloom . I love em!!!
     

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