Chicken experts I need help

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by toby8429, Sep 13, 2014.

  1. toby8429

    toby8429 Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone have an idea on what type of chicken this
    Is? She is a black crested single comb pullet.
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd guess a Silkie or Polish mix.
     
  3. toby8429

    toby8429 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have silkies and polish. This is a much bigger chicken
    We thought maybe a houdan but not sure
     
  4. mrsfluff100

    mrsfluff100 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im guessing a houdan! beautiful bird!
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I believe that Houdans have v-combs, not single combs (which this bird has). I'm thinking it is a Polish mix--maybe a Polish/Australorp cross?
     
  6. toby8429

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    Thanks. She was given to us. We have been trying to research what she is without any luck
     
  7. toby8429

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    The single comb is what's throwing us off
     
  8. toby8429

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    This maybe a better picture of the girl in question
     
  9. Tricoglossus

    Tricoglossus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's just what I was thinking. There's no evidence of any Houdans in her at all. Apart from the V combs, Houdans are bearded, mottled (or rarely, white) in colour, heavy bodied and have 5 toes.
     
  10. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    @toby8429 Are you in the U.S. or U.K.?
     

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