All black chicken breed? Any ideas what breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CassieWest, Sep 24, 2014.

  1. CassieWest

    CassieWest Just Hatched

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  2. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can you give us the age of the bird, and a good, clear shot of the side, an up close of the comb? The person's arm around it blocks our sight of most of the bird's features :)
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on that. All full body profile showing head, legs, and tail will work best. :eek:)
     
  4. CassieWest

    CassieWest Just Hatched

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    She's a bit shy and jumpy so it's hard to get any good pictures of her, she's about 6 months old and hasn't laid any eggs yet so the color is unknown. I'll try and post more pictures tomorrow, but she is all black, and her comb has a bit of red showing through the dark gray color.
     
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  5. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Ayam Cemani are an all black chicken, they are very rare though. Where did you get her?

    It could also be some kind of throw back, like if a Silkie were mixed in at some point. They also have black skin (and bones and organs, if you looked inside :oops: ).
     
  6. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    She looks to be a dark blue. I can see lacing on her feathers, and the darker blue of her head and neck. Is she a bantam?
     
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  7. chickincrazy

    chickincrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks blue to me. Probably an old English game bantam. They come in blue. They also have single combs just like the hen/pullet in the picture.
     
  8. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Ahhh, she does look blue now that I'm looking at the picture on my computer! On my phone she looked pretty black! Maybe a blue Sumatra?
     
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  9. chickincrazy

    chickincrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm almost positive she's a Blue Old English Game Bantam.
     
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  10. PoultryQueen101

    PoultryQueen101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most likely she is a blue old english bantam, but she could be black if the lighting is off.
     

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