Small yellow/peach colored breed with feathers down to their feet at lake tibias zoo harrisburg PA

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by RossHunt, Oct 1, 2013.

  1. RossHunt

    RossHunt New Egg

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    I recently visited Lake Tibias Zoo; it is near harrisburg PA. While there my family saw a whole flock of free range chickens. They had a large variety of breeds and there was one that stood out to my wife and I. They were smaller in size im guessing cornish; they were a very nice yellow/peach color and had feathers down their legs and over there feet. They seemed pretty friendly and also seemed to out number the other varieties of birds there. When I asked one of the young girls working near by she didnt know anything about the breed and also didnt know where to point me to find out. I would love some help as I have searched online and a few books and still can not I.D this breed.
     
  2. Tricoglossus

    Tricoglossus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first bird that springs to mind when you say peach coloured feathered legs is the salmon favourelle. But I don't understand what you mean when you say you guessed they were cornish? That's a different breed entirely and they do not have feathered legs.
     
  3. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Buff Cochins? They come in LF and bantam. Buff silkies? Faverolles hens look like the one on the right in this picture.

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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    My first thought is buff cochins. Were they rounded and fluffy or sleek and smooth?
     
  5. hotrodflash

    hotrodflash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Buff Brahma is another suggestion. Could be bantams.
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Could be a Salmon Faverolle, Buff Brahma, or Buff Cochin. Feathersite.com is a great place to look.
     
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    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree with the other posters, it could be either a Buff Cochin, Buff Brahma, or Salmon Faverolles.
     

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