What kind of silkie is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Texashatching14, Mar 21, 2018.

  1. Texashatching14

    Texashatching14 Chirping

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    I got some silkies from tractor supply and was wondering what type this one is. It's a lot bigger than all the others. Is it a buff? Do buffs have the black stripes on their feathers? I feel like it's neck is really long too but that may just be an awkward phase lol. 20180321_002645.jpg 20180321_002713.jpg 20180321_002731.jpg
     
  2. AlleysChicks

    AlleysChicks Enabler

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    Buff, probably a cockerel
     
  3. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    Hi, hope you are enjoying BYC! :frow

    I agreed probably buff cockerel. :pop
     
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  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    I would say a poor quality buff. Silkies from our local TSC have been very poor quality the past couple of years. Hard feathered, single combed, little to no leg feathering - basically crossbred birds that happen to have black skin and five toes.
     
  5. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Definitely not a top-of-the line Silkie. However, as long as he is healthy, you are still a winner!


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  6. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    I agree... noting that it might also HAPPEN to be crested... but doesn't look bearded.
     
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  7. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    Buff Silkie
     
  8. Texashatching14

    Texashatching14 Chirping

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    Thank you guys! I know its not show quality, not looking to show, just want backyard pets.
     
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