Alright, I know she's a black hen, but what kind? :/

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by RedIII, Dec 26, 2011.

  1. RedIII

    RedIII Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey all! So, one of the three hens in my flock is something of a mystery to me. Here she is:

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    Any ideas as to what breed she is? My best guess was an Australorp or black sex-link. Sorry the picture isn't better. She's extremely shy and it was the best I could get out of her. I think she is about two years old, and you can't see it well in this picture, but she has just a tiny bit of orange-red feathers peeking out on the front of her neck.
     
  2. mother o' chicks72

    mother o' chicks72 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 21, 2011
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    seeing as her legs are yellow and not black i'm gonna guess sex-link
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I am not an expert but I am guessing "Black sex link."
     
  4. bloom_ss

    bloom_ss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bsl
     
  5. CayuseRanch

    CayuseRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cant say what she is but I would eliminate. Australorpe.
     
  6. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would agree that the best possibility, in my opinion, is BSL. Not all BSL have gold leakage. I'm sure you have done some reading on the cross to know that it would be pretty easy to get one if the right chickens are running around.
     
  7. RedIII

    RedIII Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, that's kind of what I figured. Just wanted to see what others thought. Thanks very much, all [​IMG]
     

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