Surprise cross!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Mamasoto, May 19, 2019.

  1. Mamasoto

    Mamasoto Chirping

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    So awhile back I decided to start collecting my one black silkie’s eggs and incubating them. I figured I’d get full silkies (I got one) and black cochin crosses (which I got plenty of) but to my surprise I got this! I have a full size barred rock roo for my big girls but just never thought she’d let him get close, welp I guess I was wrong! I’m so in love with this little one. Also she has been moved to the young chicks coop because I feel like that was a bit much to have him go after her. She is much happier and rules the roost! A7FFF265-8082-4E5A-A3C6-F32C7DB2F1FC.jpeg FF06E0D7-5124-4011-BECF-2445E5820551.jpeg 6E79B815-C479-4136-89E6-17BDDA322DE5.jpeg
     
  2. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Very cute little cross chick..:frow
    I make Silkie Rosecomb crosses..They are cute too..
     
  3. Mamasoto

    Mamasoto Chirping

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    I have another that I’ve noticed has some barring but far more feathed, lots on the feet and looks to have a small crest coming in. So that will be interesting to watch develop!
     
  4. FlyingGarlic

    FlyingGarlic Chirping

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    That is exciting! I hope you post new pics from time to time. We have silkies and barred rocks too and I thought about crossing... Our barred chick is now 6 weeks and soooper calm and sweet. :D Imagining the cross just melts my heart!
     
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  5. Mamasoto

    Mamasoto Chirping

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    I will definitely update with pictures soon, and I plan on continuation of the cross (but with my BR bantams), it will be a fun project.
     
  6. Mamasoto

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    Updated pictures on the chicks, I ended up having two of this cross. I think they are adorable! Honestly pictures don’t even do them justice. 738429DD-26AF-4BB3-97E2-A78D2F0175C4.jpeg 7F898F3F-5054-4485-8FCE-9CAD2C5DCBA7.jpeg 98039E63-3373-4781-9F47-6366CA15EA6E.jpeg 636FB4D6-D680-4B01-968D-A3D645C3A2DF.jpeg
     

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