Is there a name for this breed of chicken.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Chicken2628, Aug 23, 2013.

  1. Chicken2628

    Chicken2628 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have this rooster that is a silkie bantam mixed with a belgium d'anver I believe. He has 5 toes, blue skin, feather feat. Is he APA recognized?

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  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Crossbreeds are not recognized.
     
  3. Chicken2628

    Chicken2628 Out Of The Brooder

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    Can you get a crossbred chicken recognized by the APA? And thank you.
     
  4. hiddenacres

    hiddenacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea want to know how 5 people have to bring 5 birds to 5 LARGE shows that are apa recognized like the Syracuse NY, Bath NY, Harrisburg PA, and some Mabye in NJ or Ohio
     
  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    A lot more than 5 birds. I think it is more like 25 each of cock, hen, cockerel and pullet, they have to breed true and be very similar in type. Each breeder has to have been working on them for at least 5 years. Took white serama several tries to be recognized. And there is a not insubstantial fee to be paid (certainly enough to discourage people tryhing to gt random crossbreds recognised, but not a breeder seriously working on a long-term project.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Making a breed is a lifelong project. If you like crossbreeds, just enjoy them for what they are and don't worry about them not being pure bred.
     

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