What chicks are these under my Silkie mamma!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FatChicksDigMe, Feb 25, 2016.

  1. FatChicksDigMe

    FatChicksDigMe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi guys, I was wondering if anyone can enlighten me as to what breed or cross these might be: my Silkie went broody for the first (and probably not last!) time, so I just let her sit on some eggs and hoped they were fertile. We have a mixed flock, and at the time the eggs were layed, the roosters were Rhode Island reds, a black silkie, and barred Plymouth Rocks... The hens were australorps, Easter eggers, a Rhode Island red, Dominiques, an Orpington, a mixed red ranger(?), and a light Brahma.

    Today I found two beautiful chicks under my Silkie: one was a pinkish egg, the other was from a blue egg. So, what could they be![​IMG]
     
  2. Violetsfeathers

    Violetsfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The one from the blue egg is an Easter egger mix... And i think the buff ones mom could be the buff Orpington.
     
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  3. FatChicksDigMe

    FatChicksDigMe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I think you are correct, the golden one is probably a mix of a RIR roo and my Bo hen. I think the blue chick is a mix of barred rock roo and my ee hen...I just have to wait for the gender!!!
     
  4. Violetsfeathers

    Violetsfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glad to help :) let us know if any more hatch!
     
  5. FatChicksDigMe

    FatChicksDigMe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Update: three hatched so far out of six (she stole two more about a week ago, so I might have to incubate those myself)[​IMG]
     

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