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Was told was a silkie pair but starting to doubt

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by polishchicken03, Sep 1, 2014.

  1. polishchicken03

    polishchicken03 In the Brooder

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    When I purchased these chickens I was told that they were a silkie pair. The rooster looks like a silkie more than the hen. So what breed is the hen?[​IMG][/IMG]
     

  2. polishchicken03

    polishchicken03 In the Brooder

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    Here is the rooster:[​IMG]
     
  3. ashtree

    ashtree Songster

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    Can you get a better picture of the hen? I agree it doesn't look full silkie but need a better picture to try to guess the mix.
     
  4. polishchicken03

    polishchicken03 In the Brooder

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    [​IMG]
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    The hen looks like a Silkie mix. Silkies should have Silkie feathers.
     
  6. ashtree

    ashtree Songster

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    What kind of comb is it? Looks almost like a single comb. Can you get a close up?
     
  7. polishchicken03

    polishchicken03 In the Brooder

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    It is a single comb.
     

  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    The hen appears to be a Silkie/Cochin mix. The rooster is probably a hatchery quality Silkie.
     
  9. ashtree

    ashtree Songster

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    Agreed!
     

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