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What am I?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Roux, Mar 14, 2008.

  1. Roux

    Roux Chillin' With My Peeps

    This was sent to me as a light Brahma, but there are no feathers on the feet. It doesn't match up to anything else in my order (i.e. Faverolles, Cochins, brown Leghorn, etc).

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    Any clues would be GREATLY appreciated. [​IMG]
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I want to say I see precisely two feathers on it's legs. No idea on this little guy, but sure is cute! Love the close ups.
     
  3. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    I see two tiny feathers as well - GREAT pics, looks like you got a talker on your hands! Tee-hee!
     
  4. Roux

    Roux Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yeah, I saw the two little feathers & that's what threw me. Do Brahmas have feathered feet upon hatching, or does it occasionally come in later on some individuals?

    (S)he sure is a cutie, regardless...little snuggle bug, too. [​IMG]
     
  5. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I do believe that the number of feather shafts they have now will remain the same as they age.
     
  6. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Well, its' certainly not a Light Brahma ....I raise those...maybe a dark brahma crossed with something or a Cochin/cross....there are those 2 wittle tiny feathers but brahmas and cochins both have loads of feathering on their legs...

    Yes...brahmas have lots of feathering at hatch...
     
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2008
  7. Roux

    Roux Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you all...my other light Brahmas are quite obvious - lighter & feathered legs like crazy, so this little one has me stumped for sure.

    Ah, the happy peeping of little fuzzybums!
     
  8. Stormhorse23

    Stormhorse23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks just like a Lbrahma, probably just bad quality. NOT saying that it wont turn out to be the best pet you ever had.. [​IMG]
     
  9. thechickman04

    thechickman04 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they do have feathered feet when they hatch....but that chicks looks just like my brahmas except for the legs
     
  10. IrkanInvader89

    IrkanInvader89 Out Of The Brooder

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    Definitely not a light brahma or a cochin. They have feathers on the legs as soon as they hatch. Looks like it will turn out to be a blue bird, but it's difficult to tell. I'm trying to remember what the ones I had turned out to be. I had a few last year that looked just like those!
     

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