What sort of polish breed could this be?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PoppyLove, Nov 4, 2015.

  1. PoppyLove

    PoppyLove Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi fellow chicken keepers. I need some help with the breed of this chick. I have 8 almost identical 3 1/2 week old chicks that were incubated. We got the eggs from a friend who claims they are houdans. I've seen the parents and they look very much like houdans with the double comb on the roo but are missing the 5th toe so that excludes them from being houdans I guess. These are the best photos I can get at this stage. They don't stay still very long. They can be a bit flighty if you don't interact with them for a long period but calm down easliy. What do you think?
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  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Houdans are supposed to have 5 toes, and pink-white legs splotched with black. If both parents had only 4 toes, and the mostly black legs like your chicks, I would guess they are white crested black Polish, or possibly a Polish-Houdan cross.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree with keesmom.
     
  4. PoppyLove

    PoppyLove Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your help [​IMG]
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I agree with Keesmom also
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed
     

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