Silkied pekin

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by henroo, May 2, 2017.

  1. henroo

    henroo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone. There's a person selling this chicken. I'm pretty sure that is a silkied pekin but i need your opinions to know for sure because i don't know if pekin are available in silkie feathering. I know Japanese bantam,serama and some other breeds have specimen with silkie feathering. Thanks in advance.

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    Last edited: May 2, 2017
  2. ambabya

    ambabya Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkie is its own breed.

    Maybe that's a mix?
     
  3. Tebrewer

    Tebrewer Out Of The Brooder

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    The silkie gene comes in most breeds. Look on feather site i saw some silkie cochins on there before.
     
  4. ambabya

    ambabya Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Interesting
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    My friend bought 2 silkied serama hens from a breeder years ago. She thought they would be fluffy like a silkie, they weren't. They just have straight feathers - hard to explain.
    Looked like when you wash hair and don't rinse enough. Nothing special.

    The silkied pekin (cochin to us) is beautiful.
     

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