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Questions about Silkies

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by 4 Georgia Hens, Jun 6, 2017.

  1. 4 Georgia Hens

    4 Georgia Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    image.jpeg Do u see the matted feathers? My silkies wings look like this! Is anything wrong?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    A cleared picture might help, though dark birds are hard to photograph. Looks like maybe new feathers coming in which are enclosed in a sheath as they grow.
     
  3. JaeG

    JaeG Overrun With Chickens

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    Silkies have more 'normal' feathers in their tails and wings, though they look kind of shredded. Here's our girl for comparison:

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  4. 4 Georgia Hens

    4 Georgia Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone!!
     

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