What breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bigredshaverhen, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. bigredshaverhen

    bigredshaverhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello! This is my who-knows-what hen, Gem. I have been trying to figure out her breed for sooo long. Anyone wanna bet?[​IMG]

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    What kind of odds are you giving? I'll bet that she is a silky cross.
     
  3. Anira

    Anira Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks similar to my Silkie x Cochin cross chicks that I incubated and hatched myself. They aren't as old as yours yet, I hatched them in December, but I have about 30 of them and they all share similarities to your girl. I don't have any good pics at the moment.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Silkie cross. With that tail and build, I don't think she's mixed with cochin, it would be something more upright, and not feather legged or she'd have heavier leg feathering.
     
  5. I vote Silkie cross to [​IMG]
     
  6. Anira

    Anira Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only have one cockerel, the Cochin, so that's the only Silkie mix I have personal experience with. A few chicks have the golden color leakage on their necks from him. But as stated, the tail and leg/foot feathering suggest something other than Cochin.

    But it definitely looks like a Silkie mix, with the skin color, comb type, and afro. Do you know how many toes she has? And where did you get her from? Do you know what breeds of chickens they have where you got her?
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Probably a Silkie mix.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a Silkie cross to me.
     
  9. She is lovely! (I think you have already gotten your answer...)
     
  10. PrettyHorsez

    PrettyHorsez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no idea :p
     

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