A rescue mystery

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by warmheart, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. warmheart

    warmheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pardon the terribly blurry quick cell phone pic. I will get better ones as soon as someone can assist me. Anyway, I cannot guess her breed. She was given to me as a "Belgian Bantam." I absolutely ***love*** her![​IMG] I'm curious, as she seems too big to be a bantam, (she's nearly Easter Egger-sized, almost) and the D'anvers has a rose comb with dark legs, and she has a straight comb and pink legs. She is ADORABLE! She does make an odd sound, though: "Brrrt, Brrrrt." Maybe she's a D'anvers mix?

    Her feathers somehow have BOTH quail and mille fleur.[​IMG]

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    Amazingly, she's totally happy being picked up, hand-fed, etc. Ideas on breed or mix?
     
  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I LOVE her!!! she is so so cute!
     
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  3. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does she have feathers on her legs? She may be a faverolles cross.
     
  4. warmheart

    warmheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She has clean legs, but you're right, her poofy neck and muffs do look kind of Faverolles-ish. She's a mystery!

    GoldenSparrow, thank you! :)
     
  5. mohawkbrian

    mohawkbrian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she is belgian danvers i think
     
  6. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I would have said if her comb wasn't straight. It's possible she's a hatchery quality one, and the hatchery is being messy with the genetics.
     
  7. warmheart

    warmheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Belgian D'anvers! The man who gave her to us said she was a Belgian Bantam. She does look bantam in the face and eye, but I thought D'anvers were as small as a person's hand? (I'm new, so, I'm not sure) Can a hatchery quality D'anvers bit a bit bigger? With pink legs instead of slate-colored? She really is astoundingly sweet and easy to handle. (not sure if that's because she's unwell yet or typical of D'anvers?)
     
  8. mohawkbrian

    mohawkbrian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thesebirds are friendly. One breed recomended for kids. She could be impure as she looks about like a booted bantam without feathered legs but definately has some belgian in her
     
  9. warmheart

    warmheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My gosh but I'm so surprised at how very friendly-- and sweet! No wonder people adore these Belgians! I am in love.[​IMG]
     

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