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Leghorn X Black Tailed Japanese Bantam??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChaddiX, Sep 18, 2011.

  1. ChaddiX

    ChaddiX Out Of The Brooder

    Hello Everyone! I was hoping you would help me identify the mix for one of my girls. I was told she's a Black Tailed Japanese Bantam X Leghorn.
    BUT I don't understand where her blue ears and blue legs come from?[​IMG]
    -She lays a small med/light brown egg everyday
    -She makes this sound like a low, warbled, honking noise - almost like a squeaky toy when you squeeze it very slowly and barely blows air
    Thank you all in advance for your input. Here's "La Japonessa"... (all my bought chickens have Spanish names [​IMG])
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  2. FarmerGrant011

    FarmerGrant011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whatever type of chicken it is, its VERY pretty [​IMG]
     
  3. LovinChicknFarmn

    LovinChicknFarmn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is definitely part Japanese, We have two little Japanese bantams and your has a tail that looks reminiscentÂ…not sure what she's crossed with. Sorry! She is pretty though![​IMG]
     
  4. Jaygood787

    Jaygood787 Out Of The Brooder

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    maby crossed with some sort of EE or Amerucana??
     
  5. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Must have some SIlkie in her
     
  6. Pickaduck

    Pickaduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe one of the parents isn't a full leghorn or full black-tailed japanese bantam. I want her!! She's the most beautiful hen I've ever seen!! [​IMG]
     
  7. ChaddiX

    ChaddiX Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks everyone for your input! She's even prettier in real life, when she's not eating (beak full of crumbles & oatmeal:lol:). She's the lowest one on the pecking order and tinier than my Sizzles, so she gets mounted a lot by my SL Bearded Polish Roo - gonna incubate those eggs when I get back to my flock! She is the sweetest thing ever and never bothers anyone. Just honking like a goose, laying an egg everyday.

    I understood that blue and green eggs from EEs is a dominant trait - La Japonesa's eggs are brown.
    I thought maybe Silkie because of the blue ears and legs, but even F1 (x Silkies) have some feathering on their legs, no?

    The world may never know...[​IMG]
     
  8. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 2, 2009
    Quote:The Silkie may have been a hatchery bird...you never know when you get a hatchery bird. The Silkie may have had poor or no leg feathering.
     
  9. justafewchickens

    justafewchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably a long shot, but it looks a lot like my splash rosecomb rooster/leghorn female crosses. They are mostly white, with blue legs and bluish faces,some more than others.
     
  10. ChaddiX

    ChaddiX Out Of The Brooder

    Nice! Thanks for the insight guys! I only have two roosters, SL Bearded Polish and White Silkie. I wonder... if I hatch her eggs from either one of those roos, will the daughter hens still have her laying abilities? I guess it'll be time for me to post another thread on this subject: How many generations down the line will a certain trait stick or disappear? i.e. Egg laying crossing to a Rooster Silkie or a Polish Roo.

    I know if I cross her with my Silkie, the F1 will have regular feathering, unless she herself is an F1 Silkie cross... only one way to find out. ENTER INCUBATOR! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 20, 2011

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