Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by cici_p, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. cici_p

    cici_p Songster

    Feb 27, 2009
    My next to last silkie chick out took all night to zip. When it finally came out, it was smaller than the rest and had a weird soft spot, or lump above it's beak.
    Don't worry, though, it is the feistiest one! Only 12 hours out and it is showing all of its new siblings where to find the food! (And many of them are at least 24 hours older).
    He also squawkes instead of making the beautiful chirping noises the other chicks do! So I am calling him squawker.
    Currently I think he is my favorite! He loves to be held, can you tell by the pics?



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    Has anyone seen a similar formation on a chick before? I am just curious, because I had another white silkie that didn't hatch, but when I opened the egg, had a much much larger "soft spot". Wondering what caused it?

    Either way, I am in love with this one. Can't you just tell s/he is the fiestiest one?[​IMG]

  2. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

    May 24, 2008
    Southeast Arkansas
    rooster comb? I really have no idea, I just hatched 10, none of mine had it.
  3. Mandalina

    Mandalina Songster

    Apr 1, 2009

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