Can someone tell me what kind of chicken I have?

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

  1. blonduh

    blonduh New Egg

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    It is about 4 months old. I think it is a hen. She also has small splotches of red and green on her. She is not real big so I figure she is some kind of bantum. Any thoughts?
     
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a mix breed since she has a small crest, but she also has feathered legs from the looks of it.
     
  3. Frizzle13

    Frizzle13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very poor houdan
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    Wrong body shape for a houdan and they don't have feathered legs, plus houdans have 5 toes. I don't see 5 toes, but can't see her feet enough to be sure.
     
  5. Frizzle13

    Frizzle13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's y I said poor
     
  6. Shabana

    Shabana Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aww she's beautiful ! Are her feet feathered ?
     
  7. blonduh

    blonduh New Egg

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    She has only slight feathers down each outer side of each leg. She only has 4 toes.
     
  8. blonduh

    blonduh New Egg

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    has slight feathering down the outer side of her legs. only has 4 toes.
     
  9. popsicle

    popsicle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Houdans have 5 toes, which I'm almost certain is dominant. Thus, even "very poor" houdans should have 5 toes. The face/beak looks wrong too.

    I'd guess mix.

    Where did you get her?
    Icelandic Chickens are highly variable. They can have crests and feathered legs.
     
    Last edited: Aug 21, 2013
  10. Frizzle13

    Frizzle13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    5 toes are not dominant or recessive loads of silkie crosses have 4 toes my cousin breds them as broodies and I bought three last year 2 of which have 4 toes and 1 has five he says about 70% of them have 4 not five
     

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