What am I? Silver Campine, Fayoumi or Silver Pencilled Hamburg?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BantamWhisperer, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. I bought this little lady and the owner forgot her breed! She said she has the papers somewhere, but doesn't know for sure.... I thought Silver Campine for sure, but was told was eve more rare. These are the three breeds I narrowed down to!

    • Silver Campine
    • Fayoumi
    • Silver Pencilled Hamburg

    She's the one on the bottom row between the muscovies.

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    She has a single comb
    Green legs
    and a greenish yellow beak.
     
  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    • Silver Campine these have white ear lobes
    • Fayoumi this is what she is
    • Silver Pencilled Hamburg they have rose combs
     
  3. [​IMG] THANKS!!!! so are they actually more rare than campines?
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    both the campines and fayoumi have white earlobes now Hdowden is right in that yours is a fayoumi as they can have the greenish legs, they are also penciled and the campines are barred
     
  5. Ok, thanks! I looked up to see if they were anymore rare than a campine, but couldn't find any info...?
     
  6. maransfan16

    maransfan16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a silver campine rooster and a fayoumi hen does anyone on here know what i'd get colorwise? the hen is not quiet laying age yet so i haven't been able to hatch eggs from the two yet
     
  7. Make a post in the " Breeds, Genetics, showing,etc." forum. There's lots of people who would know!

    Anyone have an answer to my question?
     
  8. maransfan16

    maransfan16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thanks i'll do that sorry about that though just thought it would be a place to ask that but the american livestock breeds conservancy said that campines were on the critical list but said nothing about fayoumis hope that helps a little bit sorry thats all igot that i know might help you
     
  9. popsicle

    popsicle Chillin' With My Peeps

    They aren't your typical backyard/barnyard breeds like Rocks and Leghorns; however, if you look at several of the big hatcheries they sell them as "rare breeds." Since they are available from the big hatcheries so they're not rare like Bresse or Legbars. I can't speak to the quality of the hatchery birds.
     
    Last edited: Jan 12, 2013
  10. Drieslag

    Drieslag Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For more info on Campines, please check http://campines.tumblr.com/.

    But to answer your question you'd probably get birds with quite a raised tail and upward chest, plus somewhat messed up barring.
    Fayoumi are more flowered in feathers, the Campine is barred.
     

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