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What kind of mix do you think?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Whitepetunia, Oct 21, 2012.

  1. Whitepetunia

    Whitepetunia Out Of The Brooder

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    I hatched this interesting looking fellow this past June. I believe that he is an Ameraucana/Polish cross, but not 100% certain. Any thoughts?
     
  2. Y N dottes

    Y N dottes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its possible it could be a ameraucana/polish cross, the only thing that gets me is the comb....it looks like a single, but both polish or ameraucanas dont have single combs
     
  3. Whitepetunia

    Whitepetunia Out Of The Brooder

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    Ahh, I should post a pic of his comb from the front. He has a split comb like a Polish if you see him straight on.
     
  4. Whitepetunia

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    Here's a top view of his comb.


    Also, here are some photos of a hen that came from the same batch of eggs. She's possibly the ugliest hen I've ever seen and she has a personality to match.
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    I am scratching my head at what caused her to look like this. She hatched a gorgeous silver color. She started getting tiny patches of red around 8-10 weeks, and then around 16 weeks, the yellow feathers started coming in on her head and neck.
     
  5. Y N dottes

    Y N dottes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh i see....i think ur original guess is right then.

    as for the hen, she might not be pretty, but she looks very ameraucana
     
  6. Whitepetunia

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    Yeah, her only options are Ameraucana or Polish/Ameraucana, and she doesn't appear to have any Polish traits, but that coloring is the oddest thing ever.
     
  7. ramirezframing

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    your hen is a young roo
     
  8. Whitepetunia

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    I sure hope not, since "he's" laying eggs! :)
     
  9. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    them colored feathers on the back by the tail are saddle feathers comming in
     
  10. Whitepetunia

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    All I know is that these two birds are the only two caged together. One of the two of them is laying, and I really don't think that it's that Polish X (Especially since I've heard him crow-- once)
     

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