Crazy crested chickens! What are they?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by amymae1100, Apr 3, 2017.

  1. amymae1100

    amymae1100 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never had anything crested before but here they are, straight from the old TSC Banty bin. Houdan? Oh they have 5 toes. Silkies? But their skin isn't blue. They are a couple of weeks old and VERY hardy and [​IMG][/IMG]high strung lol. Any ideas? [​IMG]
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Mottled Houdan is my guess.
     
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  3. 100chicklover

    100chicklover Out Of The Brooder

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    They look like polish
     
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  4. Minnowey

    Minnowey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are bantam Mottled Houdans.
     
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  5. amymae1100

    amymae1100 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any idea on temperament for these guys?
     
  6. Minnowey

    Minnowey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are pretty good beards from what I've heard. Nice and mellow. However, if their topknot falls in their eyes, they will become extremely flighty and not very smart. It's very important to tie their topknots or at least trim them. If you want, you can check out the breeds section of BYC and look up Houdans. I do not own any yet ( I'm getting a few in early May), so don't have any experience.
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    mottled houdans or appenzeller spitzhauben maybe cute
     
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  8. amymae1100

    amymae1100 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. amymae1100

    amymae1100 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great info! Thank you so much!
     
  10. amymae1100

    amymae1100 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are my other fluffs if anyone can take a look and tell me what they are. All the black ones have feathered feet and straight combs it looks like. You guys are awesome btw!
     

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