What kind of Silkie has feathers with pink skin and 5 toes??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JeepChick79, Feb 22, 2017.

  1. JeepChick79

    JeepChick79 New Egg

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    Ever see anything like this?
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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Can you post a picture of the entire bird?
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    without seeing the bird, I'd say a very poor example of a silkie. But, really want to see the whole bird, toes aren't that exciting. There are other 5 tied breeds that don't have black skin.
     
  4. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    I think you may have a Sultan instead of a silkie. A picture would help.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, I think it's the kind that's called a Sultan, not a Silkie.

    5 toes, pink skin, beard, crest, non-silkied feathers, v comb.
     
  6. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not nearly enough leg feathering for a Sultan. I'm thinking a crossbred of some sort. Full body, standing pictures would help.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    A photo of the bird's whole body would help. I'm thinking mix or hatchery quality Sultan.
     

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