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what am I?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ausash, Jun 29, 2007.

  1. ausash

    ausash Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought this chick along with 11 others from the feed store in May (they were day olds that they got on May 18th) and they told me she was a Ameracauna and they usually buy from Ideal and some other hatchery (maybe mountain something not one I have heard of before). I am trying to figure out what she really is as her feathers have come in fluffy like a silkie, her wing feathers are sort of split on the ends and she does have a pea comb and she has started to get a few feathers on her legs. Does anybody have a clue what Frazzle might be? Sorry the pictures aren't that great.

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  2. ella

    ella Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's neat! She could be a silkie Easter Egger. Silkie feathering can show up in any breed and EE's generally have a lot of different genetics invovled.

    Any other guesses? [​IMG]
     
  3. ausash

    ausash Out Of The Brooder

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    Well I have always wanted a silkie so I guess a cross of one could be kind of neat. At least she will be a conversation piece.
     
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Wow, I have NO Idea what she is...but she sure is pretty. I cant waite to see how she feathers out completely! Gonna be a looker for sure!
     
  5. LaneyAngel

    LaneyAngel Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a hen that is very similiar in appearance to that. Her flight feathers are the same kind of shredded looking wings, and her body is covered in fluff, but not like a purebred Silky.

    I know mine personally is a Silky X something though, because she still has the puffy bit on top of her head that silkies have! I just don't know WHAT she's crossed with.



    She's the reddishy browny one in the middle:

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Feb 11, 2009
  6. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    looks like a hatchery silkie
     
  7. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    It looks like a silkied easter egger. I was just noticing the throwbacks that pop up like that are odd. What I mean is like this past year lots of people got rumpless chickens from pure flocks. A couple years back there were lots of stubs. I wonder if this year will be the "year of the silkie" throwbacks.
     
  8. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    Quote:the op's bird looks like that, I totally agree
    I was talking about LaneyAngel's bird looks like a hatchery silkie
     
  9. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree, the op's bird is what I said and the other bird pictured looks like a normal hatchery silkie.
     
  10. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Looks like a wire haired terrier [​IMG]

    Honestly it looks like a silkie mixed with a frizzle. I am no expert though. It definitely looks like half silkie though. Very cute [​IMG]
     

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