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Plain Brown Hen

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The girl Im in question of is a plain old brown hen. Are they a breed of orpingtons? I'll see if I can post a picture. Thanks for the help!
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Need to see a picture as "plain brown hen" covers a lot of territory.

 

Lofmc

Keeper of 15+ layers, common to specialty types for colorful egg baskets. Brooding Queens: The Queen Mum Silkie and 2 Bantam Cochin handmaids. Preparing to breed my own Olive Eggers! Barnevelder roo with Splash Marans and CL for egg color and color coding :D Former 4H leader, GDB Puppy Raiser, Homeschooler. Current ESL tutor. Proud new grandma. Loving wife to a very tolerant husband.
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Keeper of 15+ layers, common to specialty types for colorful egg baskets. Brooding Queens: The Queen Mum Silkie and 2 Bantam Cochin handmaids. Preparing to breed my own Olive Eggers! Barnevelder roo with Splash Marans and CL for egg color and color coding :D Former 4H leader, GDB Puppy Raiser, Homeschooler. Current ESL tutor. Proud new grandma. Loving wife to a very tolerant husband.
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I did look through the breeds section and have almost positively identified her as a Star.
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Yes that should be a Red Star (white trim, lacing)...possibly Production Red if not much white at all or tail is black trimmed.

 

Feet and legs should be yellow if that is the case (look dark in the photo but could be due to lighting).

 

LofMc

Keeper of 15+ layers, common to specialty types for colorful egg baskets. Brooding Queens: The Queen Mum Silkie and 2 Bantam Cochin handmaids. Preparing to breed my own Olive Eggers! Barnevelder roo with Splash Marans and CL for egg color and color coding :D Former 4H leader, GDB Puppy Raiser, Homeschooler. Current ESL tutor. Proud new grandma. Loving wife to a very tolerant husband.
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Keeper of 15+ layers, common to specialty types for colorful egg baskets. Brooding Queens: The Queen Mum Silkie and 2 Bantam Cochin handmaids. Preparing to breed my own Olive Eggers! Barnevelder roo with Splash Marans and CL for egg color and color coding :D Former 4H leader, GDB Puppy Raiser, Homeschooler. Current ESL tutor. Proud new grandma. Loving wife to a very tolerant husband.
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Originally Posted by Lady of McCamley View Post
 

Yes that should be a Red Star (white trim, lacing)...possibly Production Red if not much white at all or tail is black trimmed.

 

Feet and legs should be yellow if that is the case (look dark in the photo but could be due to lighting).

 

LofMc

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Breeder of Dutch bantams, Wyandotte bantams, and a few exhibition rabbits.

Feel free to ask me questions about chicken and rabbit care, breeds, and showing! I'm always happy to help!

 

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They have their exits and their entrances,
And one man in his time plays many parts."

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Breeder of Dutch bantams, Wyandotte bantams, and a few exhibition rabbits.

Feel free to ask me questions about chicken and rabbit care, breeds, and showing! I'm always happy to help!

 

"All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
They have their exits and their entrances,
And one man in his time plays many parts."

--William Shakespeare

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Anybody tell the breed ??
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Further towards her tail she has much more white throughout her feathers. I'm not sure if by yellow legs you mean bright yellow as they are more of a pale/ white but not pure white.

She is definitely one of those two breeds, however she does have quite a bit of white on her chest and her tail.
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