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What the heck is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HighNDryFarm, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. HighNDryFarm

    HighNDryFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I purchased 8 Polish chicks (a few days old) from a breeder. They came to me via the breeders friend who breeds Ameraucana and Marans but had room in her incubator and hatched them for her friend. I agreed to purchase all 8. When I went to pick them up her friend grabbed a chick with a bit of a crest and threw it in the batch. I told her it looked like a mix but she said her friend kept her breed separated so I agreed to throw it in but I think we both knew it was a crap shoot! I am in contact with the breeder but not since I bought them. She asked me to send pictures when they're bigger so she can tell me who came from who.....I haven't asked her about this one.....

    All these Polish have unbelievable crests...except Mr T, who has a Mohawk....5 toes and feathers on it's feet! [​IMG] and as long as I'm askin' yes or roo?
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  2. Germaine_11.20

    Germaine_11.20 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my guess is a polish silkie cross (due to the 5 toes) and yes, roo as i believe I see some saddle feathers
     
  3. kevs-chickadees

    kevs-chickadees Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe 5 toes and feathered legs are from faverolles. looks like Mr. T is a Mr. but I'm no expert.
     
  4. BrazellDazell

    BrazellDazell Out Of The Brooder

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    No idea but I love it!!!![​IMG]
     
  5. HighNDryFarm

    HighNDryFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Good! I'm sending him your way! [​IMG]
     
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  6. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x2
     
  7. Prisserbabe

    Prisserbabe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hahah he is ADORABLE! [​IMG] kinda funny with is mohawk [​IMG]
     
  8. HighNDryFarm

    HighNDryFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hmmm, I've looked for saddle feathers and didn't see any so it could be the angle (they sure do look pointy in the pick) but I guarantee that I'll be looking closely because Mr T can't stay. I'm planning on having some Polish chicks and Mr T can't be around for the fun!
     
  9. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Too Cute!!! I just love Variety!
     
  10. HighNDryFarm

    HighNDryFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I didn't plan on breeding, I'd keep Mr T but I can't risk him to not get amorous with girls and the other chicks have fabulous head feathering, don't want to screw that up!
     

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