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Can anyone tell me what breed these chickens are?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Beatrice&Maple, May 22, 2017.

  1. Beatrice&Maple

    Beatrice&Maple Chirping

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    I would appreciate some help identifying the breed of these chickens.


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    Birch
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    and Fern

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    are Maple and

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    Beatrice's chicks. Beatrice is a French Black Copper Marans. Maple, the mother, has five toes on each foot and black skin.

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  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Must hatch more Premium Member Project Manager

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    Cute breed.
     
  3. WesleyBeal

    WesleyBeal Chirping

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    I'm not an expert. From what I've read, Silkie's are the only chicken you'll find in the west with black skin. How many toes?

    Curious to hear what others say.
     
  4. Eckielady

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    Maple is a silkie mix. Fern- Does she have feathered legs? Almost looks cochin or Cochin mix.
     
  5. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    I'm not sure about Fern, but Birch and Maple look like Silkie mixes.
     
  6. Beatrice&Maple

    Beatrice&Maple Chirping

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    Birch and Fern are the chicks of Maple and Beatrice, a copper marans. They all have feathered feet.
     
  7. Beatrice&Maple

    Beatrice&Maple Chirping

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    I think Birch looks like a Sultan.
     

  8. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    If Birch and Fern are Maple and Beatrice's offsprings they are mixes.
     
  9. Beatrice&Maple

    Beatrice&Maple Chirping

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    Yes... do you know what might have been crossed with Silkie for Maple?
     

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