Origin of Houdan
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The breed takes its name from the town of Houdan, the center of a district in which this is the common type of fowl.Our Domestic Birds|John H. Robinson
A houdan cockerel with bedraggled speckly plumage and a ragged crest hanging over one eye struts from doorstep to doorstep.A Poor Man's House|Stephen Sydney Reynolds
Also the average degree of polydactylism is much greater in the Silkie than in the Houdan crosses.
It is also clear that the offspring of Silkie crosses are more apt to be polydactyl than those of Houdan crosses.
To summarize: "Potency," as measured by dominance of the extra-toed condition, is inherited, in the Houdan crosses at least.