Some Kind of Silkies!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FlomatonsFlocks, Mar 30, 2018.

  1. FlomatonsFlocks

    FlomatonsFlocks Songster

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    New to silkie bantams. TSC Chicks. Maybe two different colors? Heard a lot about "streamers." Are these streamers? Or is this how silkies look when they first start losing down in general? Pretty sure they may be too young to tell. Hoping an experienced Silkie Keeper out there can let me know what they think. Sex???
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    And here is chick #2

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender

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    They appear to be silkies, much too young to sex.
     
  3. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    Look like Mixed color Silkies.
    Please postpicsmof crest, full body, and comb with crest pulled back, at 12 weeks.
     
  4. ashlandco

    ashlandco Songster

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    Yeah too young to tell sex, but super cute!
     
  5. The Moonshiner

    The Moonshiner Professional Chicken Tender

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    Yep way too young.
    Not the streamers you've heard about just chick stage.
     
  6. OH, those poor birds, so neglected and un-loved!.... Kidding obviously! So cute!
     
  7. FlomatonsFlocks

    FlomatonsFlocks Songster

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    Thank you all clutches and clutchs!
     
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    MUCH too young to sex. They don't have streamers they are just starting to grow crests. They don't suddenly pop a full crest over night. Being hatchery birds its not unusual if they are lacking in the finer silky traits.

    Polish breed males develop streamers.
     
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  9. my polish rooster is a crack up! I held him several times today... he hates being shown up
    in front of his hens. But he has to know, I AM THE BOSS!:highfive:
     
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  10. Chickening101

    Chickening101 Chirping

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    So cuuuute!!

    xx Chickening101
     
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