what breed are these 8 month hens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by beszchick, Oct 21, 2015.

  1. beszchick

    beszchick Out Of The Brooder

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  2. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    A silkie mix and a black copper maran
     
  3. UberchicRanch

    UberchicRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there,

    Not sure how old your chicken is, but based on how big and red that comb is (although it could also be a dark purple) that is a cockerel Silkie mixed with something else.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I just can't call - mixes are too mixed up. Obviously the sorta-silk does not have a silkie comb. At 8 mos. it would have been laying BUT, if not, is it crowing??
     
  5. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    White bird looks like a cockerel, but it's too far too confirm 100%. I'd say he's a Silkie cross. The black bird could be a Cochin or Black Copper Marans cross.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

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    Mixed breed pullet
     

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