Mystery Chicken!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kayque89, Aug 24, 2013.

  1. kayque89

    kayque89 New Egg

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    Hi, I was wondering if anyone can help me identify the breed/gender of Professor Puffy Pants. Sadly abandoned due to his raggedy appearance, so we took him/her in. Previous owners were fairly hopeless, so no luck there in regards to information.
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  2. naightengale

    naightengale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its frizzled!! thats for sure.
    id say frizzled cochin or cochin mix.
     
  3. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    It is a frizzled. It is is supposed to look like that, so that is isnt a good reason to abandon him (not that their is a good reason. I think it looks like a silkie mixed with something else
     
  4. kayque89

    kayque89 New Egg

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    Thanks guys. The walnut comb makes me think silky cross something, although its red. Frizzled sounds about right.
    Any gut feelings on whether I can expect any crowing? I'm in a residential area, so unfortunately is she is a he, I'll have to rehome.
     
  5. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

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    it is a rooster
     
  6. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Yeah it's a silkie mix with frizzled feathers- has a very silkie looking head.

    The skin on him is slightly dark, and most likely reddened up a lot due to maturing with increasing testosterone- that can lighten darkish skin to reddish.

    he could start crowing any time now or within next few weeks.
     

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