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a polish with 5 toes

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Suess hens, Sep 18, 2008.

  1. Suess hens

    Suess hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is this possible?
    We were sold two polish. One is a definite. The other confusses me as it has only a little tuft on the top of the head and 5 toes. Did I get a funky silkie?
     
  2. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    Could that possibly be a Sultan?
     
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  3. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    or a houdan they have 5 toes and look like a polish.
     
  4. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

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    Quote:you must have a Houdan, thats true houden look like polish the difference is they have 5 toes. [​IMG]
     
  5. Suess hens

    Suess hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay... I will look up pics of these other two breeds and see if I can get a finger on it. I would take pictures, but it is too late tonight. I "close up" the brooder at night like I put the big girls in at night, night light on and the "door" closed. I'm a dork, I know!
     
  6. MsMcChick

    MsMcChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say houdan
     
  7. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Sultans are feather legged, Houdans are clean legged. Should't be hard to choose between those 2 options.
     
  8. Suess hens

    Suess hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you all...s/he is a mottled houdan. Yeah, now I know.
     
  9. StPaulieGirls

    StPaulieGirls Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone have photos of Houdan feet? Could a buff-laced Polish actually be a Houdan if she's got spare toes? [​IMG]
     
  10. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    Quote:does she have 5 toes on each foot? :|
     

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