Mixed chickens? Anything cool?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by mr_roosterboots, Mar 2, 2011.

  1. mr_roosterboots

    mr_roosterboots New Egg

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    There are a couple breeds of chickens that i think would look cool if they were mixed. Like a silver phoenix and a polish breed. If any one has done that, please post pics! And if you have other mixed breeds that look cool post those too but be sure to include the breeds its from:)
     
  2. jarcoo0153

    jarcoo0153 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have always wanted to mix polish, pheonix, and naked necks and see If I could get crested chickens with naked necks and a long tail!
     
  3. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    Wildwoodcochins has a beautiful Mille Fleur X Buff Columbian Cochin Roo....[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Did I mention drool??
     
  4. teddiliza

    teddiliza Chillin' With My Peeps

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    top 2: porcelain d'uccle rooster over salmon favorelle hen bantam (male at top, female in 2nd pic)

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    above: white japanese bantam rooster over both a lavender and black cochin hens (cockerel in foreground, white pullet next to him)

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    above: white crested black polish rooster over buff orpington hen (pullet)

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    above: some sort of cochin/favorelle mix rooster

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    above: white crested black polish rooster over barred rock hen (cockerel)

    You can decide on the coolness factor LOL
     
  5. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a very pretty Delaware/NN she is turning white with some black barring. She is 3 weeks old. At the scraggly stage but when she fully feathers she is going to be beautiful
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  6. These are Silkie/Bantam Cochin mixes.

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  7. wclawrence

    wclawrence Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:If you mixed a phoenix with a nice long thick saddle to a polish with a heavy topknot, the offspring could be bred for a few generations to get birds with really long feathers in the topknot, because the length of the saddle is directly related to neck hackle length, which in turn is responsible for the length of the feathers in the topknot. I imagine the naked neck gene would not matter too much as it would not effect the topknot very much.
    Do it.
     
  8. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:If you mixed a phoenix with a nice long thick saddle to a polish with a heavy topknot, the offspring could be bred for a few generations to get birds with really long feathers in the topknot, because the length of the saddle is directly related to neck hackle length, which in turn is responsible for the length of the feathers in the topknot. I imagine the naked neck gene would not matter too much as it would not effect the topknot very much.
    Do it.

    So that's why Polish naturally have such large, long tails. . .
     
  9. chickenlife22

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  10. Colorfulegg

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    Has anyone mixed a Belgian bearded with a polish?
     

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