feathered foot/leg chickens

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by mandapanda3186, Apr 12, 2011.

  1. mandapanda3186

    mandapanda3186 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only know of a few by name...silkies, cochin, brahamas D'uccles...

    My question is, as a chick is there a way to tell them apart? I know silkies have 5 toes, black skin, etc. What about the others? Getting this info is like finding a needle in a haystack. Shooting in the dark. Thought id ask the experts [​IMG]

    I got 4 from tsc today, trying to find the differences
     
  2. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    Best way for us to tell is to post a pic of your chicks. Marans also have feathered shanks/toes, at least they should! [​IMG]
     
  3. mandapanda3186

    mandapanda3186 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm on my Iphone and don't know how to get pics on. I go to uploads but my phone says uploads disabled. I've looked and looked but can't figure out how to fix that on my phone
     
  4. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    Hmm, can't help ya with that one. I'm the only person in the world without a cell phone! [​IMG]
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Quote:I don't know about D'uccles but cochins have straight combs, brahma's have either pea or rose combs, can't remember right off, and silkies are, well, silkie [​IMG]
     
  6. chickenman98

    chickenman98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:If you have a photobucket account then you can upload your pics to it and then post the html thing here. And you can do all that on your phone because I tried it on my iPhone 4.
     
  7. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Belgian D'Uccle --- Single Comb
    Booted Bantam --- Single Comb
    Brahma --- Pea Comb
    Cochin --- Single Comb
    Faverolles --- Single Comb
    Langshan --- Single Comb
    Silkie --- Walnut Comb
    Sultan --- V-Shape Comb


    Chris
     
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2011
  8. Pyncheon guy

    Pyncheon guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Eight feather legged breeds are recognized..... Belgian Bearded d'Uccles: Single combs, Beards, four toes, vulture hocks......Booteds: Same as d'Uccles..but NO Beard...... Brahmas: Pea combs, four toes, yellow skin,.....Cochins: Single combs, yellow legs, four toes,.....Faverolles: Single combs, Beards, white legs, FIVE toes.....Langshans: Single combs, four toes...taller birds. Silkies/Showgirls: Silkie feathered, Crests, some bearded...some non-bearded, five toes, black skin, Naked necks on the Showgirls.....Sultans: V-shaped combs, Crests, five toes, Beards, vulture hocks,....hope this helps.....
     

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