Yellow beak on a silkie?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lrkel, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. Lrkel

    Lrkel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought 4 silkies from a local breeder. I noticed that one looks different from the other three. He? has a yellow beak and what looks like a pinkish comb starting. Do you think this is a mutation or not a pure bred silkie? They are about 5-6 weeks old now. The one is on the right. The following pics are of his body and feet.

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  2. chickenmaniac

    chickenmaniac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think it just may mean its a rooster
     
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    it could be pure, just bad quality and more than likely a rooster
     
  4. Lrkel

    Lrkel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably so. I've seen some pictures of silkie chicks that are a day old and have a big poof on their heads and mine don't. So I have no doubt they are pet quality. Which is fine. These are my first chickens and I'm already learning a lot more.
     
  5. Birde

    Birde Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very strange but I have a first generation sizzle with a yellow beak & red rose comb. My young roo & profile pic :love he has dark feet
     
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  6. Lrkel

    Lrkel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cute. I have been looking into those too. I love the way they look.
     
  7. Birde

    Birde Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is beautiful with the prettiest stand & tail feathers. I'm going to breed him back with a silkie to improve the silkie gene
     

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