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3 Free Suppose To Be Chickens???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DuckyLou, Dec 22, 2013.

  1. DuckyLou

    DuckyLou Out Of The Brooder

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    I got these 3 pitiful looking suppose to be chickens today for free... I have no idea what they are?? They almost look and sound like turkey's... But I've never seen a young turkey before, so I really don't know! Their [​IMG]tail feathers are very long and strange for their age and they have lots of red on their faces. Their beaks are very long and curved down. They are very flighty. The lady said s[​IMG]omeone gave them to her and she didn't know what they are. Does anyone know? [​IMG][​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 22, 2013
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    They are chickens, so that's a start!

    they look like mixed birds to me. the first pic's face looks kinda like a Cornish, with that shape and eye. They look like they have a fair amount of game bird in them, also.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Look like mixed breeds. They probably have some game bird in them.
     
  4. DuckyLou

    DuckyLou Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok so they are chickens then... Just really funny and odd looking! Lol they look very unhealthy so I hope I can get them feeling and looking better. One has it's tail completely gone and it's bleeding a little[​IMG] Thanks so much for your replies!!!
     
  5. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are American Gamefowl hens.
     
  6. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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  7. DuckyLou

    DuckyLou Out Of The Brooder

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    By goly Kentuckysilkies I think your right!! I looked up pictures of them and that's exactly what they look like!! Thanks so much!
     
  8. DuckyLou

    DuckyLou Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry for the ignorance but what are American gamefowls main purpose, I know people fight them ( which I disagree with btw) so besides that?
     
  9. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    Game hens are really good mothers, form what I have been told
     
  10. sandovaljose214

    sandovaljose214 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    game fowl hens
     

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