What chicken is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickenBoy54, Oct 10, 2014.

  1. ChickenBoy54

    ChickenBoy54 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi chicken lovers,
    I have this chicken at home and i don't know what breed it is.
    The person we got it off said it was a silkie bantam, but i think it is an orpington.
    Can someone help me please?
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    -Thanks
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    I'm a novice, but looks full size orpington to me. Certainly not a Silkie and not a bantam.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a Wyandotte or Wyandotte cross. Body shape is similar to an Orpington, but Orpingtons should have a single comb. This bird appears to have a rose comb.
     
  4. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is the wrong type of comb for an orpington. They should have a single comb. Does she have feathers on her feet? She just looks like a cochin (one ball of feather & fluff) from this angle, but cochins have feathers on legs/feet.

    That said, it does look like a bantam.
     
  5. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Does not look like an Orpington/cross - what color are the legs and are they clean or feathered?
     
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  6. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    It is a rose! Missed that.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely not a Silkie. I agree with Wyandottes7 that it looks like some sort of Wyandotte mix. Cute bird!
     
  8. ChickenBoy54

    ChickenBoy54 Out Of The Brooder

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    She does not have feathers on her feet, but she has a bluish beak[​IMG]
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    This is her sister i think.
     
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Both birds look like silky crosses. Perhaps silky/cochin crosses. I'm almost willing to bet that they have five toes on each foot.
     

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