Please tell me what I am...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JodyJo, May 17, 2011.

  1. JodyJo

    JodyJo Songster

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    I have updated pics of a chick I received from a local woman, 5 toes, feathered legs...yellow legs...anyone have any ideas?

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  2. Ms.Frizzle

    Ms.Frizzle Songster

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    Maybe a silkie mix? Looks like a roo to me.
     
  3. JodyJo

    JodyJo Songster

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    Ms.Frizzle :

    Maybe a silkie mix? Looks like a roo to me.

    not a roo, no comb at all yet, and 2 other posters gave me the idea of a polish cross...so we will see.​
     
  4. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Songster

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    i would say polish cross aswell the polish dont get much comb either so could be a roo
     

  5. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Crowing

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    With 5 toes I would say either silkie or sultan x.
     
  6. The 5 toes are making me think silkie/cross too
     
  7. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Songster 9 Years

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    Skin seems very light for a Silkie cross. With five toes I am thinking Sultan cross. Comb would be very tiny and not a very good indicator of gender. However, judging the coloration I am thinking rooster as well.
     

  8. JodyJo

    JodyJo Songster

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    Quote:alright then...thanks a ton, will keep posting shots, the woman I got it from did not know what it was....I will keep posting updated shots!
     
  9. ReikiStar

    ReikiStar Songster

    That little backwards crest, called a "tassel" makes me think it might have some Pyncheon bantam in it (but they are very rare). They are also 4 toed and clean legged. Would like to see pics when it's older.
     

  10. Ms.Frizzle

    Ms.Frizzle Songster

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    Quote:not a roo, no comb at all yet, and 2 other posters gave me the idea of a polish cross...so we will see.

    I'm going with roo because of how the feathers are looking. Rather pointy on the back and saddle area. Though the crested kinds sometimes give me a little trouble.
     

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