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What kind is he? Silky?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by card5640, Nov 26, 2010.

  1. card5640

    card5640 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was told it was a silky, sadly he just started crowing and I can not have a rooster in town.
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    Last edited: Nov 26, 2010
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    No, but he's likely a Silkie cross. Silkies are a poofy looking breed, like their feathers are made of fur. . . But, that trait is recessive, so once crossed, the feathers just look normal again.
     
  3. reesepoultry

    reesepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 4, 2009
    Thats not silkie it could be mixed. better pictures would help. [​IMG]
     
  4. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    sadly...not a silky either...and it should have been crowing for awhile..
     
  5. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Hard to tell by that pic, but may be some Cochin in that one.
     
  6. reesepoultry

    reesepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 4, 2009
    I am thinking maybe Polish/Cochin Cross. Possibly Polish/Silkie cross.
     
  7. card5640

    card5640 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am liking the polish silky cross, that is what my father said, he is adorable, I was hoping he would breed with my white silky hen, he just started crowing he is 5 months old. When can he "help" with fertile eggs? I can not keep him long, with a town rule against roos. Though his crowing is not loud.
     
  8. reesepoultry

    reesepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 4, 2009
    if he is crowing he should be starting real soon if he isn't already. I would say a week after he has done his deed you would pretty much be sure to have fertile eggs.
     

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