Silkie crossed with ?? Any thoughts?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by faceache, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. faceache

    faceache Chirping

    May 8, 2014
    Hi here are a couple of my 3 week old chicks that I brought as frizzle or sizzle chicks 5 hatch 1 is a frizzle that I posted earlier 1 is a silkie gold/blue I think and 2 have black skin but feathers and one has pink skin but 5 toes so don't know how they will turn out do u think they are crossed with pekins? [​IMG][​IMG]
  2. Stiggy

    Stiggy Songster

    Apr 29, 2014
    New Zealand
    they could be crossed with almost anything, once they are older then it may become more clear, or they could look like a crossbred where we would only be guessing
  3. farmerChef

    farmerChef Songster

    Nov 18, 2010
    Southern Georgia
    My Coop
    silkies are commonly crossed with frizzled cochins to make sizzles. Frizzling is dominate, so neither of your chicks is frizzled. But they may carry the silked gene, as it is recessive and needs to copied to show up.

    silkie + frizzled cochin = sizzle (but not in 1st gen)
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    Last edited: Aug 2, 2014

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