Is this hen a black faverolle?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Andora, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. Andora

    Andora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2008
    Lexington, Kentucky
    This is the most timid bird...I can't get within 6 feet of her! She's so terrified of me. When I bought her the guy said she was a black Faverolle, but I'm not 100% sure he was right. The other day I snuck up on her, and when she turned her head it looked like she had two combs...a double comb? Is that possible or normal? I wish I could get closer to her to inspect. I can't tell how many toes she has either. She is definitely feather footed. She's also much smaller than my golden comet hen, and the one time I held her she was extremely plump.

    What do you think?

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    If it matters, she has laid one egg and it was small and bright white.

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    Found another picture...

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    See the size difference??

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    (excuse my super ugly coop, that was before I painted it yellow and installed the latches on the doors LOL)
     
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2008
  2. apbgv

    apbgv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think she is a favorelle, her body shape just doesn't seem right and they generally are pretty friendly calm birds. I have salmon ones but she just doesn't strike me as a favorelle unless she is just a poorly bred one, I have a few from sandhill that are excuse the french butt ugly, but they are friendly.
     
  3. Andora

    Andora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2008
    Lexington, Kentucky
    She could very well be an accidental mix of something. He had golden comets, a silkie or two, wyandottes...I don't know what all else.
     
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Definately not a Black Faverolle, her comb is all wrong and from what I see her leg colors are yellow greenish instead of black and I dont see any fifth toes on her.

    Looks more like a crossbred EE bantam..........thats my wild guess.
     
  5. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    could she be a cross with a black d'uccle?
     
  6. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:was thinking the same thing
     
  7. Andora

    Andora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2008
    Lexington, Kentucky
    She does look almost exactly like this black d'uccle, aside from a few small differences!

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  8. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    a Black d Uccles sounds good to me!
     
  9. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh, I like those! I've never seen one in black before. I like that a lot!
     
  10. luvmypoultry

    luvmypoultry Out Of The Brooder

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    Getting back to your comment on your coop...
    Nothin wrong with duct tape! It matches the paint! [​IMG]
     

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