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Tiny Mutant Chicken

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by nurse_turtle, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

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    I hatched this chicken 5 months ago. She was hatched with other eggs which were silkie/Polish mix. She has 4 toes and black legs. There were no game chickens at the location these eggs came from. She is adorable and super sweet, just tee tee tiny. Her name is "Lil-bit". She looks gamey to me but has a dark face and comb. She's a mutt, but comments regarding her breed are appreciated. In the pictures, she is roosting on my daughter's chest.
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    Last edited: Dec 13, 2011

  2. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    Cute pictures. I don't see any Silkie or Polish in her. She is very cute, and I agree about her looking like a game.
     
  3. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Crowing

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    Awww she's a cutie! [​IMG]

    Sorry I can't help with the breed [​IMG]
     
  4. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    If they didn't keep oegbs wherever you got your eggs from, I'd say some sneaky little guy came a'callin in secret...
     
  5. Cluckin'Crazy4them

    Cluckin'Crazy4them In the Brooder

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    I see green sheen on her feathers in the last pic and she has some copper feathering on her neck. My guess would be a black copper mirans cross? [​IMG]
     
  6. crossgirl

    crossgirl Day Dream Believer

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    She's adorable!!
     
  7. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    If all her skin is black, she probably has some silkie ancestry. I have a tiny 12 oz hen who looks nothing like a silkie type-wise, but has silkied feathers, VERY dark skin, slight foot feathering, 4 toes, no crest. Smallest other breeds I ever had that could have been in her parentage were bantam araucana and d'uccle. She is smaller than all of them, and does not match any in type. Heck, all of them could be in her background--she was not a planned hatch, but is a sweet enough bird that she will stay here as a pet.
     

  8. Narragansett

    Narragansett Songster

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    There is no silkie or Polish in the recent background of that bird. Someone is pulling a fast one on you if they tell you otherwise.
     
  9. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Quote:I have to agree,
    And to me that look like a little Brown Red Old English Bantam pullet.

    Chris
     
  10. navasima

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    Quote:I have to agree,
    And to me that look like a little Brown Red Old English Bantam pullet.

    Chris

    x2 She looks about the size of my OEGB hen.
     

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