Deformed, Inbred Chicken...or it's just a silkie cross? lol

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Celtic Hill, Sep 22, 2010.

  1. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    Scotland CT
    So we went to this guys house to get hay (for my horses) and i saw a chicken coop and went right to it. He had some really cute crosses with little tufts on their head, i actually thought they were part houdans any ways after we finished with hay we got talking about chickens and i asked him what the ones with the little tufts were and he was like "i honestly dont know, barnyard crosses from up the road. Really inbred though, extra toes' at first i was like "huh" and then driving away i got thinking about it and i laughed my tush off in the car before i was able to come to it and explain to my parents that the chickens were silkie crosses! idk why i found it so funny, but i do i guess!
  2. suebee

    suebee Speaks Silkie Fluently

    Apr 1, 2007
    N. Carolina
    Too funny!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    Not necessarily silkie crosses; there are five 5-toed breeds: dorkings, faverolles, houdans, silkies and sultans. Of these, houdans, silkies and sultans have crests.
  4. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    Scotland CT
    Oh, wow i feel stupid now.
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Quote:Don't feel stupid. You are here to learn.

    I learn something new here almost every day.

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