Is Henry just an Easter Egger?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ThomsonCentennialFarm, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. ThomsonCentennialFarm

    ThomsonCentennialFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is Henry. I got him from a lady who thought he was Salmon Faverolle (but he doesn't have feathered legs). His legs are slate colored. I was kind of wondering if he was Russian Orloff based on his spangling, stance and feathering. His head feathers kind of stand up like he has some Crevecoeur? I'm thinking he's just a really pretty red spangled Easter Egger, but wanted opinions. Thanks!
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  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd say looks like a polish and an ee or other pea comb breed had a fling
     
  3. ThomsonCentennialFarm

    ThomsonCentennialFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I've googled some images and that looks like a definitely possibility!
     
  4. Stacykins

    Stacykins Overrun With Chickens

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    He is stunning!

    It looks like he may be a mix between an EE and some form of gamefowl. Look at how he holds himself. Like one of his parents is a Pumpkin Hulsey or something similar. The beard and pea comb could definitely come from an EE type birds. Faverolle's are also bearded, so it might not be too far off that the bird is a faverolle mix. Is the comb a pea comb, or a different type? Kinda hard to see, though it looks like a pea comb to me. How many toes does he have?
     
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  5. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd vote that he's an EE/Game mix. Though I can see where you are coming from with the Orloff idea. He's definitely the product of two clean-legged parents. Feathered legs take at least 2 to 3 generations to disappear completely.
     
  6. ThomsonCentennialFarm

    ThomsonCentennialFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Henry has a pea comb that almost looks like a rose comb without the spike. He has four toes.
     

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