Mystery Bird... to me anyways

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Texas ChickenZ, Nov 28, 2008.

  1. Texas ChickenZ

    Texas ChickenZ Out Of The Brooder

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    Can anyone tell me what they think this little one is? It was an extra in our order and he/she is beautiful. We are curious what breed. Thanks!

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  2. Ms. Lewis Rich

    Ms. Lewis Rich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The color is Millie Fleur, the breed ? no feathers on feet.
     
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  3. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

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    A lot of chicks feather in like that, those are first baby feahters, its the wild gene in them, it is not necessarily an indication it is a Mille Fleur anything.

    It looks to me like a Rhode Island Red chick.

    Here is a picture of my RIR chicks for comparison.

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  4. purr

    purr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my red cochins feathered in like that
     
  5. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    Definitely not Mille Fleur.....

    My RIR mixes had some GORGEOUS patterned wing feathers until they outgrew them [​IMG]
     
  6. Ms. Lewis Rich

    Ms. Lewis Rich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay I stand corrected. A very pretty chick!
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Looks like a RIR chick to me.
     
  8. Texas ChickenZ

    Texas ChickenZ Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks a lot everyone! And yes, it is a beautiful pattern. I'm sorry it may go away in time.
     
  9. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks just like my RIR chicks
     
  10. chickorama

    chickorama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is a mille fleur, but not a mille fleur cochin, judging by the lack of feathery feet.
     

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