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My daughter wanted a silkie but we ended up with a polish frizzle since the silkies were spoken for. We still aren't sure what gender it is, and she doesn't care. Haha She's 8 and said, if it lays an egg then that will be awesome, if it doesn't it's still the best! 馃槀 It's a bit skiddish but still very curious and friendly.
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Something's not right. I don't see polish in that bird. When I scrolled down and saw the skin color and foot feathering I knew it probably wasn't polish. There is Silkie there. I just don't know how far back. It can't be too far since the skin is so dark.

I really can't quite figure out what is going on there. It might be a Silkie mixed with some other frizzle breed. Maybe a Silkie crossed with a frizzled Polish?

Anyway, no chance. I think you're going to waiting on a crow or an egg.
 

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Maybe I misheard her. I wasn't planning on getting a frizzle but my daughter fell in love with it haha. I'm fine on waiting, just wasn't sure if there was anything for me to look for! I appreciate your feedback! :)
 

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She said "It is 1/4 frizzle tolbunt polish and 3/4 silkie. The dad is half and half and the mom is a silkie".

Whatever it is, it sure is a cute friendly thing. I thought maybe it would be one of the ones picking at my new girl, because as I watched all the flock it isn't at the bottom..but it didn't bother.
It's always running to me first, with it's weird fro bobbling back n forth lol it's amazing how these chickens create so much happiness.
 

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OK, out with it @fuzzies, what do you see. Help us all learn a little bit.
The way that the coloring is coming in is very characteristically male, concentrations of bold reds and golds in the neck, shoulder, and saddle area. Females get more muted colors that tend to be more evenly spread throughout the body rather than concentrated in patches. But most importantly, he has the pointed saddle feathering coming in that only males get, visible in this picture:

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The way that the coloring is coming in is very characteristically male, concentrations of bold reds and golds in the neck, shoulder, and saddle area. Females get more muted colors that tend to be more evenly spread throughout the body rather than concentrated in patches. But most importantly, he has the pointed saddle feathering coming in that only males get, visible in this picture:

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That's awesome information! Thank you. I wonder how long it'll be until we hear anything.
 

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I like your waterer with those large feet on it.

I absolutely did not see that. So, some crows are going to be coming soon from Goldie.
Thank you! I got two sets of them when I wanted to integrate out splash. I really like them! Easy to move around and less stuff gets kicked in them. I think it was $21 for the pair of food and waterers from rentacoop.
 
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