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16 weeks old- what am I??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Threecritters, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. Threecritters

    Threecritters Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok...in need of gender and breed ideas!! He/she is 16 weeks old and eiter full Bantam or Bantam x. Roo was likely a Blue Cochin (other option is sikie...so I'm doubting that).


    from the side...
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    from the rear...
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    Picture from when he/she was 6 weeks old...
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  2. Zaxby's2

    Zaxby's2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say you have beautiful rooster mix. [​IMG]
     
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Cool cockeral! [​IMG]
     
  4. zebserema

    zebserema Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is a silkie mix HEN [​IMG]
     
  5. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh he's an adorable cochin! I think you're right and he's mixed. The mixture would have to be two fluffy footed breeds to keep that much feathering on the legs. If he was half silkie, the silkie gene for black skin would have come through (dominant).

    I think he might be part Blue Mille Fleur D'uccle, an part cochin. What a cutie!
     
  6. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have a Cochin rooster. There is no way that there is any Silkie in your bird. I think it could be a pure Cochin, just a non-standard color.
     
  7. Threecritters

    Threecritters Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone for your replies! This is very helpful!
    He/she is very friendly if you move slow but ducks and runs if you move quickly.

    We just think those feather feet are awesome!
     
  8. Threecritters

    Threecritters Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Actually Mille Fleur D'uccle is one of the options for who "mom" was. If it helps, the suspected roo is a Blue Cochin and he/she came from a small (not tiny, but small) tan nearly white egg.
     

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