White feathers, blue beak, green ears, red comb... wow!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by dianneS, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. dianneS

    dianneS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This hen is becoming one of my favorites. I hatched her in the incubator earlier in the year. I've never had a single white chicken in my flock.

    The hen that laid the egg this gal hatched from was a mixed bantam (silkie/OEGB and ???) crossed with a standard EE rooster. She looked like an EE with black skin and feathered legs and she was a pretty golden color, the egg was pinkish that this hen pictured hatched from.

    This gal below has changed so much since she hatched, her beak keeps getting bluer and bluer, her ears nearly turquoise and now her comb is getting redder and redder! She sure is interesting.

    I guess she's got some white-black masked silkie in her genetics somewhere?
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  2. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Love her! [​IMG] I have a bantam white silkie mix hen that looks very similar to your hen! [​IMG]

    ~ Aspen
     
  3. JennH07

    JennH07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a gorgeous girl!!!! Wish I had one like her!! [​IMG]
     
  4. dianneS

    dianneS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wish I knew how to make more like her!

    I think this gal's mamma is gone, victim of a hawk or fox, but I'm not 100% sure? I can't remember who laid the egg she came out of, but she sure is one good looking mutt!
     
  5. lowry075

    lowry075 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's beeeaaauuutttiiiiful. [​IMG]
     
  6. TheSpiceGirls

    TheSpiceGirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is a looker for sure. Love the contrast of her dark beak and legs against those pearl white feathers.
     

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