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Wondering what breed this is

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LadyAndHerPeeps, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. LadyAndHerPeeps

    LadyAndHerPeeps Out Of The Brooder

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    I picked up some really cool looking cuties but they didnt know what they were. Can anyone tell Me? I hope I am doing this right.

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  2. WA4-Hpoultrymom

    WA4-Hpoultrymom Never enough coops...

    Feb 5, 2009
    Monroe, WA
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    That there is a Silkie, a buff maybe?
     
  3. LadyAndHerPeeps

    LadyAndHerPeeps Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you ,is this the same breed ?
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  4. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    Yep, those are silkies.
     
  5. LadyAndHerPeeps

    LadyAndHerPeeps Out Of The Brooder

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    LOL how can I tell if they are male or female??[​IMG] all that hair:lau
     
  6. WA4-Hpoultrymom

    WA4-Hpoultrymom Never enough coops...

    Feb 5, 2009
    Monroe, WA
    My Coop
    Silkies are one of the hardest breeds to tell male vs female. When they crow or lay an egg? I am not a silkie expert at all, but pic's of the combs/wattles, close up of the head might help.
     
  7. LadyAndHerPeeps

    LadyAndHerPeeps Out Of The Brooder

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    One is laying but I can never catch her in the act.Iand none are crowing , will try to get close up pics when I can .I also with them got a few baby chicks. The Brown one lets the babies and the whiteish one hide under it at night ,I even caught it covering the big whitish one with its wing when we had a big storm,that was so cute to see.Thanks for your reply:)
     
  8. Kat's Silly Chickens

    Kat's Silly Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are both beautiful Silkies, but unfortunately it's hard to tell roo from hen until it crows...
     
  9. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both are non-standard colors (perhaps the Buff is standard just not great quality in regard to color). The Buff is a mature hen and is probably the one laying for you. The white one with black tracings looks like a hen as well. I would like to see a picture of her from the front or a full profile like the picture of the buff one. They both look like really nice birds.
     
  10. LadyAndHerPeeps

    LadyAndHerPeeps Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Thanks I will try to get pics tomorrow,theres so much smoke outside in the last few days from fires I cant do much but run out feed water and get back in the house lately.
    I dont mind that the color isnt great quality I just picked them up from a feed store and they kinds looked misreable in that rubbermaid container in the heat,so off to My house they came.LOL
     

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