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Silkie chick coloring

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by RebelsHope, May 18, 2009.

  1. RebelsHope

    RebelsHope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a hen who went broody. She only had one chick hatch last week, so I contacted a local breeder and he had some silky and a GLW banty that just hatched. I took them to keep the little girl (I am being optimistic) company. I was never planning on getting anything like a silkie, but now I have them. I am just wondering what color they may be when they grow up.They are not quite as yellow as this picture shows. I used a flash and they are in a box.

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  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Those look like white crested black polish, not silkies.

    Silkies have slate to black skin and five toes per foot.
     
  3. RebelsHope

    RebelsHope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you-

    I keep looking at pics of chicks and I was thinking that they looked extactly like the polish too.
     
  4. Cackling Hen

    Cackling Hen Just Scratching Around

    Apr 21, 2009
    Port Angeles Wa
    Yep those are Polish for sure how cute... Not Silkies
     

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