silkie x ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jbolt, Aug 11, 2013.

  1. jbolt

    jbolt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]Hi anyone have any ideas on breed/sex? Vaulted skull, feathered legs, black skin, extra. Toes. Help me on this one.....
     
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  2. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    It does look like a silkie mix, "Paint color"
     
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  3. jbolt

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  4. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Suspect silkie crossed with leghorn only because leghorns are very common and that coloring is very typical of white leghorn crossed with a colored chicken.
     
  5. jbolt

    jbolt Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. jbolt

    jbolt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A few more pics....
     
  7. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    If you breed them together, and get Paint patterned birds(mostly white with black patches), then paint silkie cross would be right answer. If most are like this with some being solid white and some with no white then it's probably leghorn cross.

    eye catching birds, whatever they are exactly. :)
     
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  8. jbolt

    jbolt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I have a crazy crossbred bantam flock and I just had a few birds given to me that are absolute mysteries LOL they are a fun side project gone mad
     
  9. jbolt

    jbolt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any guesses on sex?
     
  10. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Hard to sex from those pictures, sorry. At this age the boys should have plenty of shiny and pointy tipped feathers on the back by tail, neck and in crest.

    In the last picture, it kind of seems the closer one might be a boy(seems to have the rooster sickle tail feathers by the tail) and the one behind is a girl..

    There should be crowing and eggs in a few weeks.. they seem almost point of lay age.
     

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