Foster Chicken

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by drinkguiness, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. drinkguiness

    drinkguiness Out Of The Brooder

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    Our neighbor across the alley had two chickens, but one was eaten by a fox. With only one left, that chicken decided to join my flock, so we now have a foster chicken, so to speak. She looks pretty interesting, but I've been unable to find out what breed she is. Do any of you have any ideas?

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  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    some sort of creasted mix looks like she might have some silkie or polish in her
     
  3. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you post a pic of her legs or describe them for us? Looks like a polish mix, do you know what color egg she lays?
     
  5. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I agree on either Polish or Silkie mix.
    Does she have feathered legs? 5 toes? From the color of her skin I'd lean a bit more toward Silkie mix.
     
  6. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    from what I can make out looks like the legs are dark olive - and no feathers in the lower part of the leg or outer toe. Shes a crested breed, probably silkie, polish, or sultan - something that is crested and bearded X probably an EE - that super full beard is most likely the result of 2 bearded breeds. I'm pretty certain on the EE being half of her, the beard, just the over all look, and her size. shes a pretty large bird if thats a standard RIR or Production Red beside her.

    her pattern is considered partridge (wild type)

    Though if theres 5 toes on 1 or both feet - silkie cross. [​IMG] She is beautiful! I have a similar looking bantam chicken who is a silkie X OEGB
     
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  7. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vote Polish/Silkie mix. This is one of my boys about 5 months old.
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  8. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkie X OEGB

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    Same hen with a sultan hen
     
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