green skin?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by firedove, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. firedove

    firedove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 10, 2008
    Fitzwilliam NH
    OK, this post came up on the raising baby chicks forum showing adorable pics of an EE mix baby.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=1925185#p1925185

    What in the world kind of mix would result in a green beak, comb, and eye skin? Is there a breed out there that is green skinned? If you don't look at the original post for the pics, this chick also has 5 toes and feather legs.
     
  2. wclawrence

    wclawrence Chillin' With My Peeps

    Fibromelanosis and Yellow skin.

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  3. kellykate

    kellykate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there -- here are a few more pics of my little oddball!! Let me know if anyone has an idea on what color it will be and egg color? Again, I think it is a White Silkie x EE?
    Green beak and feet
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    Funny five-toed green feet
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    wings are light with some buff coloring - underside of wings does appear blackish -- so I don't think she has green skin (yikes:p )
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    Thanks for any help with this little greeny! She seems very healthy and perky.
     
  4. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Don't Sultans have 5 toes ??
     
  5. kellykate

    kellykate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The person I got them from didn't have a sultan. So I'm pretty sure it was a silkie x ee. But the green is quite surprising! She has been named Frida -- if anyone knows anymore on what she may look like as she ages -- please feel free to chime in! Thanks!
     
  6. StrawberryHouseMouse

    StrawberryHouseMouse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2009
    Cleveland, Tennessee
    Ive had games with green legs before.
     
  7. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    she is very cool looking I wonder if I would get one if I crossed them.

    looks like silkie feet to me but green, skin must be green too right????
     
  8. firedove

    firedove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 10, 2008
    Fitzwilliam NH
    EEs usually have green legs, it's the rest of the green that amazes me!

    wclawrence, can you please explain that more. Thanks!

    Also thanks Kellykate for adding more pics to this thread!
     
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  9. ChickenKick

    ChickenKick Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi firedove! Haven't been on here in a while.(me I mean) anyway, those green feet, beak and comb are aweome! I wonder how he'll look when he is older! Cute though too! :p
     
  10. luvarabhorses

    luvarabhorses Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cross my silkie hen with all sorts of breeds and I am amazed how often the 5 toes, nicely separated come out. The green is neat. It looks like the dominant pea comb carried through from the ee. I'll post a pic of my favorite silkie cross from this year.
     

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