Picks of Buttercup or Egyptian Fayoumis

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chicks for better health, May 26, 2008.

  1. chicks for better health

    chicks for better health Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some chicks from Cackel, trying to figure out what breed they are. Anybody have picks of Buttercups or Egyptian Fayoumis
     
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    chicks for better health Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anybody????????????????????[​IMG]
     
  3. ZepChick

    ZepChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is our 12 week old Egyptian Fayoumi, Ray. She is hyper but lovable. They are hard to handle, but worth it! What do your chicks act like?

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  4. tomstephens

    tomstephens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are some shots of my buttercups Ivy and Aster

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    My buttercups were very fiesty early on and still won't let me pick them up except for extreme situations when they are 100% cornered and have no choice.
    They started flying around as soon as they could.

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    Forgot about this picture, here's Ivy at about 5-6 weeks.
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  5. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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  6. chicks for better health

    chicks for better health Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:ours is very hyper as well. Her and the buttercup or what I think is a buttercup seem to fight over the top of the pecking order. Yesterday I moved them in with 13 RIR and they are now in charge
     
  7. tomstephens

    tomstephens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Well it's certainly possible I'm wrong about the breed, but I just assumed the comb would grow in. The coloring is exactly like all the pictures of buttercups I've seen. They are only about 14 weeks right now.

    Anyone know what it would be if not a buttercup?
     
  8. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    Do you have a better pic of the comb? It sure does look like a Buttercup in every other instance (from what I see at Feathersite)

    By the way, your new frizzle roo is gorgeous! Saw him on your blog [​IMG]
     
  9. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    Tomstephens, are you sure they are not Golden Campines, which is what they look an awful lot like to me from what I can see of the comb?

    Fayoumi, campine and buttercup chicks seem to look pretty similar from what pictures I've seen (I only have golden campines so can't compare from personal experience).

    Mine are nutbars like everyone else is describing, but fun to watch [​IMG]


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