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Unique chicky!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BekahsChicks, Nov 17, 2016.

  1. BekahsChicks

    BekahsChicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Hiya! So I've been searching and searching and must not be using the correct terms... any idea what she is? Her feathers all have different colors in a few small spaces and she has 2 toes on each of the back feet!! When we got her I called her falcon because well that's what her head reminded me of but then someone said how unique she was with the extra toes so it stuck lol
    Also I've noticed some dark colored spots all over her legs too!
    She's also our most antisocial chick so it's really hard to get a photo...


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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I don't know what cross the bird is, but I am quite certain that 'she' is a cockerel.
     
  3. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    "She" is a he, and based on the extra toes, walnut comb, and little crest my guess is he is a mix with silkie in there somewhere.
     
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  4. BekahsChicks

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    He!?!?!??!!??! Oh no! We were told she... oh man that's not good.... assuming even part of the info correct he/she is about 6months old so I guess if we can figure out what it is I have to start finding a home for it....
     
  5. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Definitely cockerel, and I'm also thinking mixed breed.

    ~Alex
     
  6. rebrascora

    rebrascora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is no doubt Falcon is a cockerel from a rather mixed gene pool judging by some of his characteristics. I'm surprised that he is not crowing yet. Do you have another cockerel? A more dominant male bird will inhibit others from expressing themselves vocally.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Cockerel
     
  8. BekahsChicks

    BekahsChicks Out Of The Brooder

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    @rebrascoraYes we have Old Man Cogburn - [​IMG] Unique is from a new group of 6 - supposedly hens that were just coming into laying age Cogburn is our original established roosters (we just got started up here a couple months ago) . Sigh...
     
  9. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say Falcon has some strong Favorelle influence going by the fifth toe, base color pattern, and skin color. Very interesting looking cockerel.
     
  10. BekahsChicks

    BekahsChicks Out Of The Brooder

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    cool thanks...
     

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