kpramsey

Chirping
Mar 30, 2016
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Got 2 mystery eggs in a batch of Cochin eggs. They are all black like Cemanis and clearly have at least one fibromelanistic gene (one has a tiny bit of red around her neck), but they both have impressive crests! No substantial comb under all that poof, at least that I
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can feel. Their size and shape look most like Sultans except for the through-and-through black. Any ideas what breed or cross they might be??
 

EggSighted4Life

Crossing the Road
Apr 9, 2016
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California's Redwood Coast
Got 2 mystery eggs in a batch of Cochin eggs. They are all black like Cemanis and clearly have at least one fibromelanistic gene (one has a tiny bit of red around her neck), but they both have impressive crests! No substantial comb under all that poof, at least that I View attachment 2383130 can feel. Their size and shape look most like Sultans except for the through-and-through black. Any ideas what breed or cross they might be??
That an easy one.. Silkie cross pullet.. first generation crosses are hard feathered. Sometimes they get 5 toes.. or 4 toes on one foot and 5 on the other.

Cute bird. :love
 

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