what is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by socal951, Oct 27, 2015.

  1. socal951

    socal951 New Egg

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    So a friend of ours works at a local animal shelter and this chicken came kn. The owner said that her flock was attacked by coyotes. She was the only one that survived. It took her a while to get used to our other chicks but she gets along just fine now. Please help.[​IMG]
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    That is a Buff Silkie.
     
  3. socal951

    socal951 New Egg

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    THANKS!! Are they good egg layers?
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Poor thing - silkies tend to be the ones they snatch first
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm also amazed to find a silkie as the sole survivor of a predator attack.

    Silkies aren't the greatest layers, although my hatchery bird hasn't done too badly. What they're really known for is being broody mommas, those ladies love to raise the babies!
     
  6. socal951

    socal951 New Egg

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    thanks for the help! she was super fiesty when we got her, she would only stay in a little corner of her cage she was in. I would try to pet her and she would either run around like crazy or fly at me flapping her wings. well hopefully she will fit in with our others. we cant have a rooster where I live so thier will not be any baby chicks, unless i go to the feed store and buy more.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Buff Silkie.
     

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