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What kind of feather-legged banty is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kristenm1975, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. kristenm1975

    kristenm1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had some kind soul pick up three little banties from the Oak Harbor feed store this morning as I wasn't able to get there before they sold out. I asked her to grab anything that looked like a silkie or a frizzle, and these are what she picked out. She said the two yellow ones in front have 5 toes and look to be white silkies, but that back one that's gray and yellow is a mystery. I'll post more pics when I get to pick my babies up on Friday, but until then, anyone got a guess?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    They don't appear to have dark skin, which is a count against them being silkies (although they are hatchery birds so faults are common). Possibly sultans? The buff/grey one could be a light partridge silkie with incorrect skin colour. Or perhaps a porcelain d'uccle?
     
  3. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

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    Maine
    Quote:My best guess would be porcelain d'uccle...
     
  4. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    DID I HEAR SOMEBODY SAY BLUE COCHIN?
     
  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Ummm, no? At least one (left, front) looks like it may have a vaulted skull, and 5 toes do not a cochin make [​IMG]
    I doubt the pale yellow & grey is a blue--splash maybe; more likely patterned in some manner.
     
  6. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

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    the one in the back looks like it has the *cheeks*, does it?
     
  7. gpamela3499

    gpamela3499 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The little yellow one looks like a sultan I have two that look just like it>
     

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