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What type feathering is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HauptsHenHouse, Jun 20, 2018.

  1. HauptsHenHouse

    HauptsHenHouse Chirping

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    17EE10E6-0876-4378-A9A0-3D250009FE10.jpeg I bought a variety of sizzle hatching eggs. She’s a 12 week old showgirl. Is there a certain type for this feathering, or is it just typical of a showgirl?
     

  2. redranger209

    redranger209 Songster

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    I think it’s just regular white showgirl.
     
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  3. Broodygranny

    Broodygranny Chirping

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    Showgirls are the result of breeding turkens (naked neck chickens) to silkies. Silkie chickens have the same type of fluffy feathers. Your chicken is quite cute!!
     
  4. Brahma Chicken5000

    Brahma Chicken5000 Cluck cluck. Premium Member

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    That is normal feathering for a Showgirl.
     
  5. Seaecho

    Seaecho Songster

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    Major cuteness alert! Yes, she has the Silkie feathering, which is correct.
     
  6. HauptsHenHouse

    HauptsHenHouse Chirping

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    Well, darn. I went out on a limb and spent way more money than I should on 12 sizzle hatching eggs... only 5 hatched, and not a single one of them are sizzles! All the others are smooth silkies. But hey... at least they are cute!
     
  7. Seaecho

    Seaecho Songster

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    Well, that's a bummer! I know how disappointed you must be. Can you contact the seller and tell them the situation?
     

  8. HauptsHenHouse

    HauptsHenHouse Chirping

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    You know, I think I’m going to do that. I got them from a pretty reputable breeder, and as I was looking at the chicks earlier, 2 of them have single combs! I paid $85 for 12 sizzle hatching eggs and didn’t get a single one.
     
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  9. Seaecho

    Seaecho Songster

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    I never used to "rock the boat," shall we say. I'd never say anything if something went wrong with a purchase or whatever. But I'm finally starting to stand up for myself, and in your situation I think you need to be reimbursed (at least partially) or given more eggs because that's a lot of money for 12 eggs with not one being a sizzle! They will work with you if they are reputable, as you say they are. That's just not right.
     
  10. @NataliesBackyardChickens

    @NataliesBackyardChickens Chirping

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    I agree with seaecho. I say ring them up and tell them, they should send you another dozen if you aren't happy. :cool:
     

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