Any idea what they are mixed with and/or what is up with their hair??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kara_leigh, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. kara_leigh

    kara_leigh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got these two chickens a few weeks ago. The guy told me they were Ameraucana mixes. Recently they have both grown quite impressive hairdo's. Is it just a quirk, or could they be mixed with something like a Polish or something along those lines? They are 6 weeks old. Oh, and if you have any guesses on if they are boys are girls, I would appreciate it. Thanks!!

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  2. Courtney134

    Courtney134 Out Of The Brooder

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    No help on gender.. but those are the cutest things I have ever seen.. I love them!!

    ETA: I really want that first pic as my wallpaper.. haha
     
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  3. kara_leigh

    kara_leigh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Feel free, I don't care. [​IMG]
     
  4. myhubbycallsmechickeemama

    myhubbycallsmechickeemama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMGosh....I LOVE both of them but dang, that first one I would love to own!!!!! Wish I could help you ID them but [​IMG]
     
  5. smsabean

    smsabean Out Of The Brooder

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    Could well have some Polish in them. We have a half Polish with a hairdo about like that. The five toes may suggest some Salmon Faverolli in the background. (or silkie LOL)
     
  6. taprock

    taprock Chillin' With My Peeps

    They look exactly like my three that are half Ameraucana and half Polish did at that age. I don't have any good pictures of them at that age. I have one from when she was about 2 months old.

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  7. andalusn

    andalusn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's hard to say, I have my own mystery that I can't solve. I have Brabanter chickens and their doo is supposed to face forward and I appear to have hatched a Brabanter cross (can't explain otherwise) that must have come from the dark side of my coop (main rooster is Jersey Giant) and the chick is turning into a beautiful back hen with a fetching doo all her own. Unless there's a stray gene in the genetic pool. I am still scratching my head over mine. I actually have two chicks that look like this from two back to back hatches. Guess the momma hen has to work this out of her system so to speak before I get my purebred chicks again.

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  8. kara_leigh

    kara_leigh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That would be awesome if they were part Polish b/c two of my three polish chicks died. I just hope they are pullets so I can keep them. [​IMG]
     
  9. TroutsChicks

    TroutsChicks Fluffy Stuffins

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    side question, what kinda camera are you using? Beautiful chicks by the way ! [​IMG]
     
  10. kara_leigh

    kara_leigh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nikon D50 with a 70-300mm lens. Young chickens are difficult subjects b/c they move so fast. [​IMG]
     

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