What breed is this?? No Clue...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by farmnchef, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. farmnchef

    farmnchef New Egg

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    I got these from my Mexican neighbor. I have no idea what breed they are at all. I'm not even sure they are the same, but look it. Both are hens, but one has a great ornamental feather hood. It is beautiful. Please respond if you have ANY idea. Thanks a bunch.
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  2. cupman

    cupman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a really cool looking bird you've got there. I've never seen any like it. I am no expert but to me it almost looks like a Welsummer crossed with some type of Polish.
     
  3. maidenwolfx80

    maidenwolfx80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like some kind of polish for sure, nice looking bird
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    the polish looking one might be a legbar and is not the same as the other hen, slightly different body color and leg color
     
  5. CluckyCharms

    CluckyCharms Chillin' With My Peeps

    I hope you don't mind, but I took the liberty of flipping your picture right side up and enlarged so it's easier to see. I really like your chickens. I don't know about the breed(s) but they're beautiful. :) The comb on the crested one is very different from others I've seen?

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  6. farmnchef

    farmnchef New Egg

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    So I have an update. A relative of my wife gave us a subscription to Backyard Poultry Magazine and the had an article about Polynesian breeds. There was a picture with the article of a bird that looks exactly like the one with the hood. It was called a Kirikiri. Has anyone ever had any experience with or seen another one? Thanks...
     

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