Light sussex crossed with what???? *pictures*

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenz101, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. chickenz101

    chickenz101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She has a slight brown on her back and has quite puffy feathers around her head! :S Any ideas
     
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    chickenz101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. anderson8505

    anderson8505 Peace, Love & Happy Chickens

    puffy feathers around the face could mean EE mixture
     
  4. chickenz101

    chickenz101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thats what I was thinking Fav. Mix , shes got some big ole legs. Pretty though!
    second picture doesn't though, how many toes does she have?
     
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  6. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a Faverolles mix to me! Any feathers on her legs or extra toes? lol
     
  7. Ariel301

    Ariel301 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not seeing any faverolles in that bird. Faverolles are bearded, have ear muffs, five toes, and leg feathering. That bird has none of those things. Crosses between a feather leg breed and a clean leg breed usually have some sparse leg feathering.
     
  8. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have a Fav. x Speckled Sussex Hen and she does not have the muffs, or leg feather, She does have the white legs (both breeds) and 5 toes though, she is built very much like this girl, but the colors are of course not the same, mine got the speckles from her mom and she is brown.

    In the top picture to me she does look like she has some Fav. in her, not so much in the second though.
     
  9. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a rooster who was a Faverolles mix. He did not have muffs, beard, feathered legs, or extra toes! He was also crele colored. One of his offspring is about 7 weeks old and has a lot of black on him, especially his chest and has feathered legs! Mom was an EE, so he didn't get those from her! Genetics and what is and isn't inherited and recessive is really interesting, isn't it?
     
  10. chickenz101

    chickenz101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She turned like this after her moult! And got the brown tint on her back! She doesn't have feathery legs, or any extra toes for all I know? But doesn't have a proper beard like a faverolle, but does have slight puffyness round her neck and head! The second pic, is of her before her moult btw! [​IMG]
     

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