What breed are these lovely ladies?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Evie_W, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. Evie_W

    Evie_W Out Of The Brooder

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    So I got my chooks for free from a care facility for people with MS. Apparently chickens make fantastic therapy animals, but i'm sure we all thought that already [​IMG] That sure is the effect they have on me! Anyway, at the time I didn't think to ask many questions but now I'd like to know what breed these two are? I'm pretty sure the other is a silkie, so I won't wother posting pics of her - it's pretty obvious!

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  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    No idea, but you have a Polish X there.
     
  3. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like they are silkie crosses, I can see 5 toes in the one with a smaller crest. The other has a large crest, maybe crossed with another crested breed, maybe polish?
     
  4. Evie_W

    Evie_W Out Of The Brooder

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    You know what, I never considered that, but reading the description of them it sounds just like her! Below average layer, poor vision, prone to being bullied... They should add "extremely loving and affectionate" to that list too though! [​IMG]

    Thanks for that. Any other votes for Polish X or thoughts on our other lovely lady?
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    first one looks like a polish x cochin mix and the 2nd with its black skin and all looks like a silkie x cochin mix
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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  7. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Silkie mix with something, and a Polish mix. Does the second one have 5 toes?
     
  8. Evie_W

    Evie_W Out Of The Brooder

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    Actually they all do! All silkie X's then?
     
  9. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yep. All Silkie X's, I don't think Faverolles are at all possible. I love how adorable Silkie X's are. I really want some. [​IMG]
     
  10. Evie_W

    Evie_W Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah, they are all such nice chooks! The one everyone thinks is a polish X, called Frog, has made such a good adoptive mother and just loves cuddles and just hanging out together [​IMG] She's lost a bit of condition with the chicks though, poor dear used to be rather plump!
     

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