Origin of Houdan
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The Houdan has the size, deep compact body, short legs, and fifth toe of the Dorking.Poultry|Hugh Piper
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.
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
The Polish and Houdan fowl thus retain in the outer nasal opening an embryonic condition.