What breeds are we?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by craftymama86, May 30, 2012.

  1. craftymama86

    craftymama86 Songster

    I just got some new chickens and among them are these breeds. I have two of the black and white and I think 4 of the other. [​IMG]
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Your top hens look like cochins, but the dark color of the comb makes me think they may also have silkie heritage. That's a popular mix. How many toes do they have? Five would be another indicator of silkie in the background.

    I'm not sure on the little brown speckled birds--d'uccle? They look like poorly patterned mille fleur, but I'll defer to the bantam folks.
     
  3. craftymama86

    craftymama86 Songster

    Mille fluer, that's right. I couldn't remember what the lady called them plus wanted to get second opinions, lol.

    The others I know are Bantam Cochins but not sure on the type. The daughter, not shown, has frizzle/sizzle genes. I'll post pics of the daughter when I can. [​IMG]
     
  4. craftymama86

    craftymama86 Songster

    Here is the daughter. She is part frizzle/sizzle. [​IMG] What color would you call these?

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  5. Hezz

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    The black and white ones look like they could be Silver Pencil Cochin Bantams, and the others do resemble Mille Fleur d'uccle Bantams. Not sure though, I'm not really a bantam person either. I'm sure someone will come along and help. [​IMG]
     

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