Some wierd feather legged chickens.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CalebtheChicken, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. CalebtheChicken

    CalebtheChicken Songster

    Jun 5, 2010
    Jeremiah, Ky.
    I have two 12 week olds that both have lightly feathered legs. One looks like an adverage chicken, even feathers, all smooth. Then the other has mostly smooth feathers, but on its tail and under its wings... its feathers are frizzled!!!
    I don't know what possibly is in them, I'm thinkin mutts.

    Here's my frizzled tail one, Silver Head. He has yellow skin, a rose/pea/stawberry comb.
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    Here's my other one, Mara. She is mostly red with black tips on most of her feathers.
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  2. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    The brown one looks like my Barnvelder.
     
  3. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    probably mutts but the first looks kinda like a roo to me [​IMG] those legs are huge...
     
  4. CalebtheChicken

    CalebtheChicken Songster

    Jun 5, 2010
    Jeremiah, Ky.
    Quote:But Barnvelders don't have feathered legs.
     
  5. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    That's not a Barnevelder. No way. They look like crosses.
     
  6. CalebtheChicken

    CalebtheChicken Songster

    Jun 5, 2010
    Jeremiah, Ky.
    Quote:That's what I was thinking, I did (after all) get them at 4-H, were people donate eggs from their flocks.
     
  7. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    Quote:That's what I was thinking, I did (after all) get them at 4-H, were people donate eggs from their flocks.

    The first one almost looks like a Cornish bird. The second looks like it may be a RIR cross.
     

  8. CalebtheChicken

    CalebtheChicken Songster

    Jun 5, 2010
    Jeremiah, Ky.
    Quote:That's what I was thinking, I did (after all) get them at 4-H, were people donate eggs from their flocks.

    The first one almost looks like a Cornish bird. The second looks like it may be a RIR cross.

    But they both have feathered legs...
    So would it be Cornish + some feather leg
    RIR + some feather leg
    I'm happy with that [​IMG]
    But what's up with the first one's tail?
     
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