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What on earth am I???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wagsnwhiskers3, Jun 9, 2007.

  1. wagsnwhiskers3

    wagsnwhiskers3 New Egg

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    I got 3 rescued chicks abandoned in front of a dog and cat shelter. I have identifed one of them as a Silkie Bantam (the white one with the puff ball on it's head, now known as Cyndi Lauper.
    The all white one with the yellow beak, I think is a Cochin Bantam, but up for grabs on that one? He is known as Elvis Presley.
    The black is the real puzzler. I have come up with about 7 different varieties that he/she can be, but haven't really a clue. Known right now as Johnnie Cash (man in black), but could be Pat Benetar if found to be a female. This one has all, what looks to be calics in it's feathers, with the way they swirl around it's body. and it's feet are yellow with black spots on them.
    So my question is two fold, what is this black one and is it a male or female?
    It looks like they are all teenagers right now.
    Other posing question, if the black one is a male also, can these two males live together peacefully with only one female, being of different breeds?
    Help, I do cat and dog rescue and haven't to much of a clue with these guys, but they seem to be very social. My guess is that they were a school science project gone awry, but they ain't talkin!

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    Figured out the pic's thanks!

    06/12 - OK, Latest development...Johnny/Pat is starting to mimic Elvis on the crowing thing. It doesn't sound that great yet, but it certainly sounds like the start of one, guess it's like a teenager when their voice is changing.
    So my new question is... Do hens crow? If so, then I still am not sure what Johnny/Pat, the Black Frizzled Cochin is? Still looking for that answer. The pic's I see, he/she looks more like a hen to me, but the crowing thing has thrown me a curve.

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  2. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It would help to see pics.......

    and Welcome to BYC!!!!!
     
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  3. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Quote:I second that motion and must submit that I LOVE the names that you've come up with for them! [​IMG]
     
  4. wagsnwhiskers3

    wagsnwhiskers3 New Egg

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    Can't find the spot on how to get the pic's on there. Will get them up as soon as I figure it out.
     
  5. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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  6. Alleyoops25

    Alleyoops25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have a balck frizzled cochin:DVery awesome bird. They could live trogether provided they have enough space for them to apart.
     
  7. wagsnwhiskers3

    wagsnwhiskers3 New Egg

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    Think you are absolutely right with the Black Frizzled Cochin. It certainly looks like one of those.
    Thanks for that info.
    Do you think it looks more like a hen then a rooster?
    I know you can't really judge their size from the photos, but do you think they all may be bantams?
     
  8. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Johnny looks like a Pat to me. And they are bantams. They are cute little guys! Total score on that frizzle!
     
  9. Alleyoops25

    Alleyoops25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would guess its a rooster, simply becuase it looks pretty close to what my roo does.
     
  10. alex

    alex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the second picture is a silkie bantam. . .and the curled feathered one is a frizzled something i forgot. . .hahaha
     

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