what breed and gender is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by nzsilkie, Dec 8, 2016.

  1. nzsilkie

    nzsilkie New Egg

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    I bought silkie hatching eggs from a well known breeder, however one is some other sort of breed. Can anyone tell me what breed and gender this is? It is 9 weeks old. Thanks
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    Last edited: Dec 8, 2016
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a Silkie mix to me.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Send pictures to the breeder and ask where this one came from????
     
  4. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree. It looks like a Silkie mix.

    My first thought was Silkie/Cochin mix. Those are popular and I think I see some of the softer feathers like a Cochin.

    LofMc
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Always Thankful Premium Member

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  6. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    How many toes does it have???

    Almost looks like a Bantam Crested to me?

    Cute little Bird.........


    Cheers!
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Even well known breeders have pen hoppers, apparently. Looks like a silkie mix. We can't see, but I'm guessing feathered legs and five toes?

    My guess to the other parent would be bantam Cochin, but I'd ask the seller what other breeds they had.

    And she looks like a little lady, from what I can see.
     
  8. nzsilkie

    nzsilkie New Egg

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    Thanks for your replies. Yes it has feathered legs, and very tiny 5th toes on each foot. It's larger than my silkies from the same batch and has a single comb.
     
  9. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say Silkie/Cochin crosses as well. Very typical look for this cross.
     

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