What kind of silkie is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pw_quiltworks, Nov 1, 2009.

  1. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

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    I ordered white silkies and got a couple of free eggs in the batch. This is the only extra one that hatched. What is it. It looks funny with the white ones and can you tell if it is a male or female? It's much larger then the white ones. It's a silkie I am sure. That is all I know. Thanks for any help. Sorry the pictures are not too good. The chick is a mover and a shaker. [​IMG] [​IMG] It's 6 weeks old.

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  2. denasfarm

    denasfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lavendar/Self Blue and Im guessing Pullet.
     
  3. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    Pullet
     
  4. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Are you sure its a lavendar, and not a splash? Ive read that splash bred to splash for several generations can produce birds without the splash marks.
     
  5. stephys_fluffybutts

    stephys_fluffybutts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a light blue. I can see a few darker feathers comeing in.
    And about the sex. I think its a bit to young to tell.
    But if I had to put it out there I would say pullet

    If I had ahold of it I could tell you for sure. A picture only tells so much
     
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  6. obe10

    obe10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a splash pullet to me
     
  7. Luvducks

    Luvducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pretty!
     
  8. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

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    It does have some black feathers on it's back. I will take some more tomorrow in the daylight. My camera is not great in the dark even with the flash. Thanks for your replies. It sure does look funny with the white ones. I will get a picture of all of them tomorrow.

    I am a little disgusted with my black copper marans....5 COCKERELS 1 PULLET. I think anyways. I will take some pictures them tomorrow as well. They are 4 and 1/2 months old and 3 crow. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I NEED FEMALES. Hopefully the one pullet will lay soon and I can incubate several. Another 6 months.......[​IMG] I do like one of the roosters real well. He is just big and beautiful. If there is such a thing as alpha roo he is it. Maybe that is what I will name him.
     
  9. briarpatchfarms

    briarpatchfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a very faint light blue pullet
     
  10. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

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    Seriously how can anyone tell what they are with all the weird feathers. Maybe they are still too young to tell the gender. It's real hard to get good pictures of them. They move a lot. I really just want to know what the odd ball chick is.
     

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