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Very cute. You wont be able to feather sex due to the silkie gene. Most likey youll have to wait till the egg or crow or very close to it.
 

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How do I sex pekin x Silkie chicks? Thanks
I would definitely just wait a few more months and then post new pictures on here. We'd be able to judge better when they're older, silkies are hard to sex. :)

There is a chicken called a Pekin? I thought that was only a duck? Very cute!
Pekin's are both a breed of ducks and bantams, so if you only deal with standard chickens you might not have heard of them before. :p
They're a cute little breed, actually. Always wanted to get some to show.
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Pekin's are both a breed of ducks and bantams, so if you only deal with standard chickens you might not have heard of them before. :p
They're a cute little breed, actually. Always wanted to get some to show.
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They are only called "Pekin" outside the US (most popular in the UK). Within the US we do not have a chicken called Pekin.
 

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Thanks for the info, two have hatched out the 5 eggs, more may hatch but pos not now, we will see yes pekin x Silkie are a UK mix as I'm in the UK, they are very good for broody hens, will post more pics as they get older thanks again
 

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They are only called "Pekin" outside the US (most popular in the UK). Within the US we do not have a chicken called Pekin.
Pekins are basically Cochins, just with different breed standards. Pekins are also a true bantam, whereas Cochins are not. :)
I live in the US and I call them Pekins. Although, people usually don't know what I'm talking about until I explain it to them, haha. :eek:
 
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