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Where is my other rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TeacherMedic, Feb 6, 2014.

  1. TeacherMedic

    TeacherMedic Chirping

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    So I bought or at least I thought I did, 6 Polish and 6 Silkies. One of each was to be a rooster. Its easy to tell my Polish rooster, but where in the world or whom in the world is the Silkie rooster? [​IMG]

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    How common is it for them to miss that it's a rooster and label it as a hen?

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    Oh and by the way, can you tell me the names of the chickens in the pictures? I know they are Silkies and Polish, but what kind?
    Thanks!
     

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    ramirezframing Crowing

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    [​IMG] white silkie, white crested black polish rooster and than a partridge silkie.
     
  4. keesmom

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    The Polish are black crested white, gold laced and one buff laced. The silkies are white and black. Though the one in the first picture looks to be a silkie cross as it has normal feathers.

    Where did you get sexed silkies? They are notoriously difficult to sex.

    Oops, missed the partridge silkie.
     
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  5. HS Pye

    HS Pye Chirping

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    Hi,

    Looks like you have some white crested black Polish, buff laced polish, and white & black silkies.

    HS Pye
     
  6. TeacherMedic

    TeacherMedic Chirping

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    So, that is why my other rooster is missing! Crap. I think I got them from my pet chicken. Not sure, I lost the info. I'll have to go back and check my old emails to see if I can track down the sender. Thanks!
     
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    TeacherMedic Chirping

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    What is this one? [​IMG]

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    We were also told that we were getting Aurucannas when we bought about 7, however some of them have a beard and some don't, like this one... After reading an article on here the other day we had decided that we had all easter eggers, till I took these pictures today and saw that they didn't all have beards.

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  8. HS Pye

    HS Pye Chirping

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    If I'm correct that's a partridge silkie and an EE.

    HS Pye
     
  9. ramirezframing

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    partrigde silkie and you have 7 ees aka easter eggers, who can look like anything and lay blue or green eggs and even brown
     
  10. WalkingOnSunshine

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    Yes, you have all EEs. Since EEs are nothing more than mutts that carry the blue egg gene, they can look like almost anything--although they usually have pea combs. It's entirely possible if uncommon to have some that have no beards, but if they don't have pea combs then they probably won't lay blue or green eggs.
     

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