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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by nurse_turtle, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is some kind of silkie mix I believe. Do silkie's wing feathers normally look like this? Do they curve outward away from the body? Wonder what color this heathen might be? It's 8 days old. Reportedly in a pen with polish frizzle roo and silkie hen and other polish/frizzle hens.

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  2. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    It might be a frizzle (maybe a frizzled cochin?). Doesn't look anything like a silkie to me.
     
  3. Chiko

    Chiko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe a Silkie X Frizzle? I see it has 5 fingers... It is a sizzle.
     
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  4. Nikkumz

    Nikkumz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I second that......a sizzle...A frizzle silkie, because of then 5 toes and the way the feather grow backwards like that is called frizzle. Any breed can have frizzled feathers if its in thier genetics


    Polish have 5 toes too though...so maybe polish frizzle
     
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  5. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well how cute. Sometimes mutts make the best pets. What color should i expect her to become?
     
  6. Chiko

    Chiko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Polish have 4 toes [​IMG] Houdans, Favorelles, Dorkings and silkies have 5 toes though...
     
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    Nikkumz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Polish have 4 toes [​IMG] Houdans, Favorelles, Dorkings and silkies have 5 toes though...

    I totally knew that lol, i was thinking of my houdan that kinda looked like that! LOL
    I meant HOUDANS have 5 toes and for some reason alot of people this year have been hatching out houdans but being told they are polish...I ended up with about 6 of them!
     
  8. John Chicken GB

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    Quote:I think its a Silkie crossed with a spider ..... Spooky . lol
     
  9. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea...one of those furry brown wolf spiders! Ooooooooooowwwllll!!![​IMG]
     
  10. BigDaddy'sGurl

    BigDaddy'sGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If he/she came from a pen of possible frizzled mothers and a frizzled dad, you're taking a chance on "frazzled" offspring, which is a genetic problem with frizzles wherein the offspring get two "doses" of the frizzle gene and it can cause feather breakage and other genetic problems... your chick doesn't look like a frazzle, but I would remove either the male frizzle or the female frizzles or frizzle gene carriers of one sex from the breeding pen just to be safe.
     

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