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what breed is this chicken

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mustangsaguaro, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. mustangsaguaro

    mustangsaguaro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yesterday I was given 2 young cockerels because the person can't keep them as he lives w/in city limits. I am thinking of keeping him and the other one that came w/ him. And getting rid of my other 2 roosters that are black stars. Need to know the breed of one of the new guys. I believe one is a polish but not sure what the other one is. The one in question is w/o the top hat on his head. I believe the guy in the foreground is a polish, but if someone can confirm that would appreciate it. This guy got these chickens at tractor supply.

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  2. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    The one in the back is a Ancona

    Chris
     
  3. mustangsaguaro

    mustangsaguaro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the clarification. I am now wondering if I am correct on the breed of chicken w/ the top hat. Am I correct is he a polish or could he be another crested variety? I noticed that he had 5 toes. What crested breed has 5 toes?

    Kim
     
  4. greenSearcher

    greenSearcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Houdans have 5 toes, a crest and are mottled black. [​IMG]
     
  5. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a mottled Houdan and an Ancona to me. Should be beautiful boys.
     

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