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What are my chicks!?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by tommy390, May 6, 2016.

  1. tommy390

    tommy390 New Egg

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    Hello I just signed up to hopefully figure out what kind of chicks I got from tsc about a week ago. In particular,the black ones with black skin black feathers black legs and beaks with 5 toes(no fuzz on the legs) any clue?
     
  2. ChickenGoesRuff

    ChickenGoesRuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they fluffy (like silkies?) even if they don't have feathered feet. Because of the extra toes, they may be silkies. My silkies were misfits and 3 didn't have feathered feet until 6 weeks of age.
     
  3. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    Most likely they are silkies...
     
  4. tommy390

    tommy390 New Egg

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    They have kinda fuzzy heads and body but regular looking wings..I also have 5 black ones with flesh colored legs with yellow spots on the heads and yellowish wing tips and bums...Idk what they are either I hope I didn't buy 20 bantams...lol I want eggs!
     
  5. tommy390

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    Some of the black ones have only 4 toes now that I take a closer look.....
     
  6. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    Do you have a photo?
     
  7. silkiesgalore

    silkiesgalore New Egg

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    Im having similar problem but I know mine are white silkies but this one. I have one that has full feathers its the one fairly in the middle, whats goin on with this odd ball? Is it a hybrid or somethin?
     
  8. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    U have a picture?
     
  9. tommy390

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  10. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    Sometimes silkies come minus the top knot ( the ball of fluff on top of their head). Hatcheries tend to do that. Although... I'm pretty sure there might be other breeds with 5 toes :confused:
     

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