What are these crosses?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by henmad, Sep 23, 2011.

  1. henmad

    henmad Out Of The Brooder

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    I just got a few chicks and I'd love some help trying to figure out what they are crosses of.

    All three have five toes. But not as distinct in all three. Two have slate/grey shanks. One has a bit of foot feathering.
    I know Faverolles and Dorkings have the five toes but not slate shanks. And what else is in the mix?

    Any Ideas What the crosses may be? Also any ideas on sexing? Thanks for your help.

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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    silkie crosses?
     
  3. Whitewinterwolf

    Whitewinterwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkie crosses
     
  4. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    I say silkie x's too.
     
  5. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do believe if the hen is a silkie(with black skin) and the rooster doesn't have black skin, the offspring will be sexlinked. Black skin-female, other color skin- male.
    IF your chicks parents meet those requirments, then you have 2 and 2. If not, then you'll have to wait it out.
     
  6. henmad

    henmad Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Guys, Just got some more info. I it was a Pekin Hen. And unknown Cock could be a Silkie so you are All right. Thanks

    farmerChef, Would the sexlink still work? Does it reverse? Thanks
     
  7. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they wouldn't be sexlinks then, sorry.
     

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