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what breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ccshambhala, Sep 30, 2012.

  1. ccshambhala

    ccshambhala Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it is quite possible she is a mix - I might have thought she were pure ancona but for her legs.... which distinctly resemble my houdans.... (sorry she is sideways lol - I wish there was an easy option to fix that!)
     
  2. fuzziecreatures

    fuzziecreatures Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't know but she is beautiful!
     
  3. ccshambhala

    ccshambhala Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanx fuzziecreatures! we think so too (love the mottled chickens!)
     
  4. farmer boy

    farmer boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    i just got some houdans .. mottled houdans me and axoa are the only ones here in canada NB who have them they are really pretty and for that breed there i have no clue lol
     
  5. ccshambhala

    ccshambhala Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I <3 LOVE <3 the houdans farmer boy - I follow the houdan thread and will be posting there soon again about mine... we lost our two houdans from last year - and I incubated a batch of eggs hoping to get some houdan crosses right after my roo from last year died. I got new houdans this year (2 roos came straight run from the feed store (Ideal?)) and 3 pullets ordered as pullets thru another feed store from Mcmurray) but the quality doesn't even seem to be as good as last years [​IMG] there are some beautiful houdans in the houdan thread - will have to find a way to get some....
     
  6. farmer boy

    farmer boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    i will try to find the houdan thread
     
  7. Ralph Moyer

    Ralph Moyer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It may be part Mottled Java . Mottled Java usually are larger and more white feathers. Mottled java doe have black on their legs.
     
  8. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Look like a "hatchery" type Ancona.
    If she had Houdan in her she would show signs of the V-Comb and a bit of the Crest, might even have the fifth toe.

    Chris
     
  9. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mottled ancona
     
  10. ccshambhala

    ccshambhala Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanx all....

    Chris09 - all of my hatchery anconas have yellow legs - is the color of hers a recessive trait that can come back after a generation? one or two of the random hatch did have a v-comb (altho clearly she did not) is the v-comb a dominant trait? only 1 out of 21 that hatched had a crest :( .... i love learning genetics!!! thanx much! [​IMG]
     

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