Dorking?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by angnic22, Nov 5, 2016.

  1. angnic22

    angnic22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, this was a mystery egg from MPC I hatched in October. She was marked Fun & Funky. With 5 toes, that helped reduce the possibilities. I'm thinking female dorking. Thoughts?

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    One with black head, brown/grey body.
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  2. angnic22

    angnic22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Of course she lets me take a better pic right after I post this. Lol

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  3. Gwynevere

    Gwynevere Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah I would definately say she looks like a Dorking. And personally I think she looks rather feminine but that is based on no scientific evidence ;) And by the way that pic of her as a chick is utterly adorable. It looks like she was smiling for the camera.
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Always Thankful Premium Member

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    I don't think it is a Dorking. Your chick looks to have feathered legs and muffed chicks and I believe Dorkings are clean faced and clean legged.
     
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    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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  7. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Ahhhh never mind, I was just blown away by info in that link.. lol
     
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  8. angnic22

    angnic22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With all due respect, fun and funky is an assortment which could include a dorking. She has the colors. The muffs could be the other half she's mixed with. Well see as she gets old I reckon. Will be fun to watch :)
     
  9. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    The only possible dorking trait this bird has is the extra toe. Maybe the color.

    Everything about it is perfectly possible out of the predominantly silkie/sizzle mix described in the link. There is nothing to prevent a chick out of this group to have this sort of color(pretty btw), it has leg feathering, muffs, non-single comb, extra toe(from silkie)- all traits very prevalent in this stock.

    The far more likely explanation is it's a smooth feather sizzle.
     
  10. drumstick diva

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