Does anyone know the breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Gem1122, Feb 28, 2014.

  1. Gem1122

    Gem1122 New Egg

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    Hi, I recently acquired 3 girls like this and wondered if anyone knew what breed they are? They are the aame size as my pekins but have a lovely head crest. All 3 are variations on the sane colour. Would like to know so I can track down a similar roo and breed if I can because they look lovely. [​IMG] thanks
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Do a forum search on Swedish flower hens. Perhaps such a cockerel would produce what you want.
     
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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm thinking it's more of a silkie mix, myself.

    Can you get a better pic of the comb? Do they have lightly feathered legs? How many toes? What color are the legs?

    Regardless, I think it's a mixed breed bird, and you'll have a hard time finding a rooster to match. You may be able to get some traits like the crest, etc, but as far as an exact duplicate, that may be quite tricky.
     
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  4. Gem1122

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    Thanks for the input. I have a few more picks. [​IMG]type/61/id/6182156/width/200/height/400[/IMG][​IMG] hope you can get a better idea from these picks. Thanks .... no feathered legs btw
     
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  6. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    If they had white earlobes I would have said Sulmtaler, but they lack the white earlobes. But if you can find a Sulmtaler rooster, you could have a good chance of making more that look like your hens.
     
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  7. Gem1122

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    Thanks, think finding one will be tricky here in the uk. They seem to be rather rare. I'll keep my eyes peeled. Would really love some more as they look lovely in the garden
     

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