Who's the daddy????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HeatherTheMommy, Aug 18, 2016.

  1. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    July 24th this beauty hatched and I'm not sure if the dad is my frizzle cochin or my silver laced polish. Mom is a white silkie. What do you guys think????[​IMG]
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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Can you post a pic of the comb? The Polish Y comb gene usually gets passed on, and can have some very odd effects on other comb types. Considering how sparse the leg feathering is, I suspect that the Polish is the father. A white silkie crossed with a solid black Cochin should produce a solid black chick.
     
  3. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Let me see if i have any old photos of comb. I think she has a straight comb
     
  4. HeatherTheMommy

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  5. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll try to go get another in a second. Now that shes free ranging its tough lol
     
  6. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She does seem to have a good amount of feet feathers
     
  7. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With its tall, long frame and sparse leg feathering I'd say the Polish is the daddy.
     
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  8. HeatherTheMommy

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  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    This is what I'm seeing also. My Silkie/cochin mixes are more rounded and fluffy, with pretty heavily feathered legs and toes. This bird is more streamlined looking, like the Polish.
     

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