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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Momagain1, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Songster

    Feb 13, 2011
    Central IL
    Can you please be so kind to help me figure out what "breed" these are??

    I mean I know a polish is a polish..but so many diff. types of polish are out there etc..

    anyway; lmk what you think...and WAYYY too early for gender lol..

    My new li'l banties; first time...My li'l thumbelina banty passed away today; she just didnt know how to eat
    and we cant feed her for life ya know?? we tried...honestly...so the farm store gave us two banties to replace
    her..silly me..I cried when I got the call from hubby..I'm such a girl ugh...

    anyway; my 2 new li'l banties...

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    My Polinda, the polish lol..(she better be a SHE..lol these were straight run; so my luck is it'll be a he ugh)

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    and lastly; my silkie ..

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  2. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Songster

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    Not sure; GL Polish; White Silkie
     
  3. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Songster

    Feb 13, 2011
    Central IL
    thanks!
    White silkie even tho she's yellow? lol...I know they change; but wasnt sure...
     
  4. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Songster

    Feb 13, 2011
    Central IL
    my banties have 3 toes in front; 1 in back..so is that a cochin banty??
    if so, what kind?? there are lots of cochin kinds..my son is super excited to think it could be a cochin...
     
  5. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Songster

    Feb 13, 2011
    Central IL
    ok so now someone on the raising baby chick forum said Duccle chicks for the banties?? heck who knows lol..
     
  6. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Songster

    Feb 13, 2011
    Central IL
    bumping..anyone else?
     
  7. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    I was thinking d'Uccles, too, but am not positive. Traits to look for--very tiny chick, muffs/beard, vulture hocks. The muff/beard is probably the give away.
     

  8. Chicken Frenzie

    Chicken Frenzie Chicken Whisperer

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    My polish has a beard though. But I agree on a golden laced polish.
     
  9. Rena

    Rena In the Brooder

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    Those definitely look like Mille Fleur D'uccles to me.
     
  10. Rena

    Rena In the Brooder

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    Should have added, the same ones in my profile pic at about the same age, for comparison :)
     

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