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What breed could my roo be?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by flockandgarden, Aug 23, 2013.

  1. flockandgarden

    flockandgarden Out Of The Brooder

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    I was given 2 of these guys..have been to 4 other homes. I now know why, they don't like chickens they prefer to be with the goats so they will be bug control and live happy. They have silky like feathers, some feather shanks, grey legs, the very very dark purple comb and waddles are throwing me way off. They are large, the pics dont do them justice they have presence. Any ideas or guesses?
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  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    silkies, they are just pet quality and not show quality.
     
  3. flockandgarden

    flockandgarden Out Of The Brooder

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    Interesting...the only silkies I have ever had had walnut combs and no where near the size of these crazy guys.
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    I have seen alot of single combed silkies lately
     
  5. naightengale

    naightengale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    id say silkie crosses. they are beautiftul thou.
     
  6. flockandgarden

    flockandgarden Out Of The Brooder

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    They definatley have silkie attitude.
     
  7. flockandgarden

    flockandgarden Out Of The Brooder

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    They really are awsome looking.. and they love bugs especially flies, so this keeps the goats happy happy happy.
     
  8. foreverlearning

    foreverlearning Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like silkie crossed with what I don't have a clue. If you ever find out what he is crossed with let us know, now I want one.
     
  9. Tricoglossus

    Tricoglossus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look like very poor quality hatchery silkies.
     
  10. Tricoglossus

    Tricoglossus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry I just re-read that, didn't mean that to sound rude at all! I'm sure they are great chickens, just don't meet the breed standard for the silkie.
     

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