Silkie Rooster? Or mixed breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Aylala88, Jul 29, 2016.

  1. Aylala88

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    I got these roosters at the sale barn. I was told they are silkies. They don't have the puff on top of their heads though. I wonder if they got picked on by other chickens and plucked? Maybe they'll grow back or do you think they are mixed? I don't mind either way... they are cute and both have a sweet demeanor. Just curious.

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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If they are hatchery stock it's unlikely they will grow larger crests. Need better picture - close ups of comb etc. to evaluate them further. How old are they? Do you just have the two, a black and a white?
     
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    I'll try to get better pics for you.
     
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    I only have the two. I think I was told they are a year old. One is pure white and the black one has blue and green feathers in his wings. They have the bluish tint to their lobes and comb.
     
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    Why do you say that about hatchery stock? Just curious?
     
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