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Silkie Experts please help..Update Post #9

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by smokeykk, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. smokeykk

    smokeykk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My silkie has feathers on either side of its tail that are longer than the others, I'm assuming these are streamers and I need to find a new home for my beautiful Moe...?
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  2. Squishypuff

    Squishypuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From my understanding, streamers would be located on the head- rather than a uniform round poof, you'd have little longer streamers coming from the head poof.

    That said, I can't tell on yours.
     
  3. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Do you have a picture of her face?
     
  4. smokeykk

    smokeykk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oops, I thought thats what they were called. I guess then... Saddle Feathers???
    and a pic of his head.. SURE! [​IMG]

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  5. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't see anything that says roo yet. Silkies are hard though. The streamers are spikes sticking out of the poof, but while they're still feathering out like yours both sexes will have them.
     
  6. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    here is a pic of my silkie mix...no idea what it is mixed with or what gender either, she/he also has 5 toes...odd combo.

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    and my other...not pure silkie either I think...got them both from a questionable hatchery....

    I also got 3 EE's from this woman, 2 are roos, with tufts also...another oddity
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    sorry, I can't help you...I am in the same fix with my oddballs...fun to watch them grow though!
     
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  7. JulieNKC

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    Quote:I am thinking her EE and silkies roos are hopping the fence or the whole flock is getting together at some point. Cute chicks though. The first chick looks like a pullet to me.
     
  8. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I am thinking her EE and silkies roos are hopping the fence or the whole flock is getting together at some point. Cute chicks though. The first chick looks like a pullet to me.

    Ooh, I hope so....it will take a while for the black one..he/she is tiny...and better looking now, that shot is from last week...the other, rust one, is normal sized. I want to go back to her place and see what she has walking around, that may help me id them...
     
  9. smokeykk

    smokeykk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok I got a clearer pic of this guys tail. Is this a gender differential thing or does this happen to all silkies?
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  10. smokeykk

    smokeykk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkie experts please help
     

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