Is it Possible for a Chicken to have a Cowlick? (Pictures Included)

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by dsowens15, May 7, 2011.

  1. dsowens15

    dsowens15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is around 2 years old and has always had this. It's not a scared area. It is like the feathers grow in different directions as cowlicks do, but with feathers instead. Has anyone else had chickens like this? Do you know what causes this and if its hereditary? I havn't hatched any eggs from his pen.
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  2. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    look like he has polish or silkie in him
     
  3. Pickles03

    Pickles03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    adorable! [​IMG]
     
  4. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    Depends, do you have cows?

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  5. Tiramisu

    Tiramisu Got Mutts

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    I think I was actually thinking if chickens could have a cow lick a few days ago [​IMG]
     
  6. dsowens15

    dsowens15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the replies. He doesn't have feathered feet nor 5 toes. I'm sure he is just an EE. The feathers that are different directions are the same length as the other feathers so it isn't a crest.
     

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