Silver Campine or Silver Penciled Egyptian Fayoumi?

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

  1. Darlagips

    Darlagips In the Brooder

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    Can someone help me decide what breed this chicken is? I got a "Rare Breed Pullet Special" from Ideal Poultry the first of February. So this chick is 4 months old. I didn't take this picture sideways, but I can't figure out how to rotate it. The white feathers go all the way around the neck. Thanks in advance! Darla[​IMG]
     
  2. popsicle

    popsicle Songster

    Looking like a Campine to me
     
  3. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    It also looks like a Fayoumi. lol Maybe someone can enlighten us on how to tell the difference!
     
  4. Pele

    Pele Songster

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    it's a Campine. The ears are white on this breed, as opposed to the red ears that Fayoumis have
     
  5. Darlagips

    Darlagips In the Brooder

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    Thank you guys
     
  6. ChicksandWeeds

    ChicksandWeeds Chirping

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    my Fayoumis have white ears - some think the Campine is a descendent of the Fayoumi brought north way back when the Romans came up from the south ...and they brought it from Egypt ....i suppose these day they could do genetic testing though ...
     
  7. Veer67

    Veer67 Songster

    I would say a Silver Campine because of the earlobe color and Egyptian Fayoumis are more delicate looking and skinnier than than Campines.
     
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2013
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    She's a Campine. They do look very similar though! Pretty bird, I love her coloration.
     

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