What do I have here?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Ringgoldvol, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. Ringgoldvol

    Ringgoldvol Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone,
    i am brand new as of today and already have questions. My first is some help with what I have. I know it helps to have more pics but I am not sure what kind of hen she is. Feather fet, notice the blue ears and beak, 5 toes, blue skin.....silkie right? the only deal is she isn't hairy like a silkie.Any ideas? By the way she only has black chicks from a pure bred black silkie rooster. Constanly broody.
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  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I'm thinking silkie mix of some sort!

    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    ditto silkie mix, or hatchery silkie. None the less they are valuable as "living incubators", you can put eggs under them and not bother with incubators.[​IMG]
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, ringgoldvol, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock! Great to have you here!
     
  6. Ringgoldvol

    Ringgoldvol Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the info. I have separated her from the rooster because she will hatch 7 or 8 chicks 4 times a year if I let her. But she will not hatch anything except her own eggs.
     
  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    If she is smooth feathered, she is a silky cross - welcome to BYC.
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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