feather footed freak...what am I??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by opihiman911, Mar 5, 2008.

  1. opihiman911

    opihiman911 Songster

    Mar 19, 2007
    These 2 chicks came from a batch that I hatched that was supposed to be a mix of Barred Rocks and RIR. The plan was to make my own sex links with RIR roo and BR hens. Well one of the supposed RIR has feathered feet, the other doesn't. I asked earlier about feather feet in RIR and some said it may be a recessive gene because when they were little they did look like my other RIR chicks I've hatched. Now they are starting to feather out they look nothing like my other RIR. They are also very big, almost twice the size of the same aged barred rock chicks.
    Any idea what they are??
    Don't worry, even feather footed freaks are welsome in my coop as long as they give me nice brown eggs.

  2. Stormhorse23

    Stormhorse23 Songster

    Aug 22, 2007
    The feather footed one looks familiar. Not too sure though
  3. countryboy

    countryboy Songster

    Oct 31, 2007
    they look cool [​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2008
  4. mhoward92

    mhoward92 Songster

    Oct 5, 2007
    not shure really. mabe a Chick expert will come along and solve your problem:jumpy
  5. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Songster

    Sep 23, 2007
    SE Texas
    I don't know, but she is beautiful!
  6. Do they have 5 toes? Because she looks like a Slamon Favorolle mix to me? If she has five toes then you may have yourself some SF/mixes!! Cute chick no matter what she is but I love feathered feet!! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2008
  7. opihiman911

    opihiman911 Songster

    Mar 19, 2007
    They both have 4 toes...... Its strange that they both look alike, but only one has the feathered feet.

  8. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Cochin mix of some sort? Leg feathers are pretty heavy. He has a pea comb too? What are the possible parents?
  9. I'm no expert but looks like with that disposition it looks like a roo, but don't take my word for it. Very pretty/handsome by the way.
  10. kstaven

    kstaven Crowing

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    By the feathering on the legs I would say a cochin cross.

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