What Breed? (Chicks)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by xx Georgina xx, Aug 28, 2015.

  1. xx Georgina xx

    xx Georgina xx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello, ive just got some more chickens these look around a few months old.
    Me and my mum reckon that they are a mix
    The chicks has black, white and dark green feathers and we reckon they are all hens,
    some are like a pekin size and some are like a legbar size. With feathers growing on the feet but one of them has no feathers on there feet.

    I would love to know what breed or what mix they might be

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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    It's kinda hard to tell by the picture but they may have some Cochin.
     
  3. xx Georgina xx

    xx Georgina xx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably.
    Of what I heard they got mixes and its hard to get a good picture of them.
    I dint think it has a cochin in it as those chickens are big
     
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  4. xx Georgina xx

    xx Georgina xx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is what they look like now got any ideas?
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    There are 4 of these that I got
    The colours they are...
    Black
    Green
    White

    Feet:
    Small feathers
    2 has small black feathers
    1 has black and white feathers
    1 has no feathers on her feet at all
     
  5. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    I think Cochin is a strong likelihood because of the feet feathering and the shape of the head and the large flesh spot around the eye...typical bantam Cochin look. And Cochin comes in standard and bantam size, but even so, if you breed a small bird to a large bird you tend to get varying sizes of birds in between.

    However, there is a lot of look in the birds that is not Cochin. The body type is different and they have crests.

    The cresting suggests either Cream Crested Legbar or some other partially crested bird, or it could be, and I think is most likely, some Silkie thrown in too as one bird looks like it might have 5 toes. If you see some with 5 toes, that would make Silkie almost a certainty, although Dorking a long shot possibility.

    I think you have mixes of mixes. There's a lot of genes floating around in the looks.

    If I had to take a somewhat educated guess, and this is a guess, I'd say Bantam Cochin, Crested Legbar, Silkie, and something else too.

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  6. xx Georgina xx

    xx Georgina xx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ah okay thank you tomorrow I will have to look of how many feet they have each
     
  7. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree. Bantam Cochins are known as Pekins in the UK. The two with pointed silver feathers on their backs are definitely cockerels and the others look like pullets. :)
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agreed
     

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