thoughts?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MopTop Silkies, May 21, 2017.

  1. MopTop Silkies

    MopTop Silkies Out Of The Brooder

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    Thoughts on breed and sex? These guys are 3-ish weeks old, they were the only two frizzles in a tub marked "silkie bantam"..... but they are the same size right now as my 3 week old silver laced wyandotte. chickens may 21 2017 043.jpg Harold may 21.jpg
     
  2. JaeG

    JaeG Overrun With Chickens

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    They look more like frizzled cochins or something like that (if you hadn't said they were the same size as your wyandottes I'd have said cochin bantams). Silkies would have black skin, 5 toes, walnut comb (not single like these guys) and I don't think they can be 'frizzled' but they can be 'sizzles' (silkie crossed with a frizzled bantam cochin). But either way it looks like you have a pair.
     
  3. MopTop Silkies

    MopTop Silkies Out Of The Brooder

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    Do you think the dark one is a rooster?
     
  4. JaeG

    JaeG Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, the fact that he's showing pink wattles at 3 weeks of age is the best indicator.
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    agreed
     

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