Silkie Mutts, right?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickTucson, Oct 5, 2013.

  1. ChickTucson

    ChickTucson Out Of The Brooder

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    So these guys fly, so that is clue one that they aren't really Silkies. Their wing feathers were completely developed when they were 3 days old and they were fluttering to the top of their brooding box, while the RRs and Ancona of the same age just had fluffy stump wings. They're only a couple months old and they began crowing already!

    We adopted them from a flock that had a black Silkie rooster, so that part makes sense. Other birds in the flock included Turkens, Cochens, a Pea Hen and maybe a BR, also a white Silkie female.

    There may have been other breeds in there, but the flock was somewhat small.

    Anyway, what do you think they could be in addition to Silkie?





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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I think that they have some Cochin in them along with the Silkie. This is because of the comb color (red--silkies have purplish black combs), and the overall appearance.
     
  3. ChickTucson

    ChickTucson Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. I suspected that the Cochen may have been their mother. They don't look much like Turkens from what I can tell.
     
  4. cmfarm

    cmfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think cochin too. They are very pretty boys!
     

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