What breed are these hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CarrieSherwood, Nov 27, 2017.

  1. CarrieSherwood

    CarrieSherwood New Egg

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    I recently bought 2 hens but the seller didn’t know anything about them. They both have 5 toes on each foot. They both have a fluffy head and are quite small compared to all my other chickens.
     

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  2. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Chicken Obsessed

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    Look to be Silkie mixes.

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  3. Poultrybreeder

    Poultrybreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2 Have a great day and God Bless everyone everyone!!! ;) :D
     
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  4. homestead 101

    homestead 101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one that looks just like those, she is a silkie bantam mix
     
  5. eep0100

    eep0100 Out Of The Brooder

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    Definitely a crossbreed. If it is only two breeds that are crossed, probably one is crested and one is not. Maybe silkie, but I was thinking maybe a sultan crossed with a kind of lean egg-layer like a leghorn. I'm assuming she is full sized or a little small, but not a tiny bantam?
     
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  6. kaiwan

    kaiwan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Feathers don't look like Silkies. With the slate colored legs, five toes, and top knot, they look like Houdan to me.
     
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  7. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Chicken Obsessed

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    Not Houdan as they would have "v" combs.

    Definitely a mix. Many Silkie first generation mixings do not have Silkie feathers nor the black faces.

    LofMc
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    agree
     
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  9. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    Silkie crosses.
     
  10. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Overrun With Chickens

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    Silkie mix.
     

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