Silkie bantams?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Aime137, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. Aime137

    Aime137 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all you chick pros! I got a wild hair and decided to branch out from my existing breeds and picked up 7 adorable chicks from TSC. They were in the "assorted bantams" bucket, but I think I got all of the same breed. They have 5 toes and feathered legs. Are these silkies? Also, they are yellow so will they turn white?


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  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    They are not Silkies, and the only other 5 toed chicken breed with feathered legs would be Faverolle.
     
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  3. Darth Bantam

    Darth Bantam Out Of The Brooder

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    7x Sultan
     
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  4. Deerling

    Deerling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they're Sultans, too! Pretty birds.
     
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  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    those are sultans and yes they will be an all white bird
     
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  6. Aime137

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    Thanks for your input! I have some research to do now. I sure hope sultans have good temperments!
     
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  7. Aime137

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    1 person says faverolle, and 3 say sultan. I looked up sultans and am excited! They are adorable! Any other input?
     
  8. Sparrow

    Sparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely not faverolle, they are Sultans, and you are lucky to have found 7 of them. They are among my top favorite breeds, due to their unique beauty and temperament!
     
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  9. Nightsong

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    I agree. They look just like my bantam sultans.
     
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  10. Aime137

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    I just read that sultans are on the ALBC critically endangered list. If they are critically endangered, I would think they would be very difficult to find. Did I just luck out?! [​IMG]
    One of my goals in breeding chickens is to try to preserve endangered breeds! This seems too good to be true!
     

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