Turken Silkies

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tnkinhunting, Feb 29, 2008.

  1. tnkinhunting

    tnkinhunting Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are three pics of my naked neck silkies - The first one - Is this a hen? [​IMG]

    Are they a pair? The hen on the left the roo on the right - right?
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    Here is final photo - big size difference - I got them back in Sept 2007.
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  2. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

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    Looks like a pair to me. Most people call them showgirls [​IMG]
     
  3. tnkinhunting

    tnkinhunting Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't know that - but it's cute! I just love them and hope that she starts laying. My husband thinks they are beyond ugly! [​IMG]
     
  4. sara

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    Quote:I know lots of people like them, but I'm with your hubby. [​IMG]
     
  5. tnkinhunting

    tnkinhunting Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL - He has tried his best to talk me in to selling them - or giving them away - until I finally just told him NO - no more discussion. I did move them into the barn in the banty room where he rarely goes - you know - out of sight out of mind, or something like that [​IMG]
     
  6. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hate to say it, but it looks like you got all boys...look at those streamers [​IMG]
     
  7. tnkinhunting

    tnkinhunting Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Remember, these are the first I have ever seen - what is "streamer's" ? Long feather's? Those topknot "thingy's"[​IMG]
     
  8. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
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    Streamers are the longer feathers coming from the back of the crest. Here is one of my black pullets, you can see her crest is more globular, and without the streamers on the back of her crest.

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  9. Hawkster318

    Hawkster318 Out Of The Brooder

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    Terrific! Where can we get some?
     
  10. tnkinhunting

    tnkinhunting Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a pretty thing! I do see what you are talking about. Hmmmmm don't guess I will be getting eggs from them! [​IMG]

    The larger one has long spurs - I think he is old, the smaller one doesn't have any spurs - and I cannot tell that it has grown any since I got them in Sept 2007. They are caged together and don't fight at all - I have not seen any mating activity either......[​IMG]
     

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