What breed is this cockerel

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by colliedogs, Apr 4, 2009.

  1. colliedogs

    colliedogs New Egg

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    Hello,

    Could anyone please help me identify 'Elvis'? I was told he is a purebreed. Several of his offspring have been exactly like him!

    Thanks,

    Angie
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  2. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    Honestly, I don't know but I am sure someone here can help. He is very pretty though!
    Oh and welcome to BYC!!
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Doesn't look pure to me. Could be some Silkie in there due to the crest on his head. Still, he's a handsome guy.
     
  4. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Wouldn't that be a red pyle somethin' or nuther?


    ETA... he's purebred alright. Purely chicken! LOL
     
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  5. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

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    he is a mix of some crested breed [​IMG]
     
  6. pinkfeather

    pinkfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really don't know, no doubt some sort of mix though. Love the color!
     
  7. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He's probably a polish cross. It's unlikely he has any silkie in him; he does not have the dark skin, feathered feet, 5 toes, or any other characteristics of a silkie (other than the slight crest). Pretty bird though.
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I have Silkie crosses that are yellow skinned and with poufy heads, no feathers on the feet. The pouf on top seems to carry with all Silkie crosses.
     

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