What breed are these guys??

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jesus4ever, Jun 6, 2016.

  1. jesus4ever

    jesus4ever New Egg

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    We rescued 15 baby chicks. We think they are about 4 wks old now. Thought they were leghorns but all of the combs coming in on roosters are black, so now I'm thinking Silkies?? I am COMPLETELY new to chicken raising, so thank you in advance![​IMG]. [​IMG]
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! They look like silkies to me but please do pop by the what breed gender section where I'm sure you will get further advice. Here is the link ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this

    That was so nice of you to rescue so many chicks, is this your first time keeping chickens?

    Wishing you the very best of luck and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I agree with Yorkshire Coop in that they do look like Silkies. Definitely follow the link provided by Yorkshire Coop to our What Breed and Gender section for more help.

    They are adorable! Enjoy all your rescues and we do welcome you to our flock! :)
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    They do seem to be silkies, are all of them white?
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. Ocean34

    Ocean34 Just Hatched

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    What kindda chickens are the blackish ones?? I am new also. 2 white ones are Leghorns but others I have no idea :( thanks in advance [​IMG] [​IMG][/IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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