Am I a mut?? Am I a girl or a boy? My new momma wants to know...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Betsy's Mom, Oct 1, 2009.

  1. Betsy's Mom

    Betsy's Mom Out Of The Brooder

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    This is Betsy, my new foundling chicken. I don't think she/he is fully grown though. She is very tiny but very sweet. I brought her inside to take pictures since it was dark outside.

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    I am a tiny chicken.

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    We surfed the web trying to see what type of chicken I am...
     
  2. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Not sure of the breed, maybe someone will else can help you out.
     
  3. Chicky Mama

    Chicky Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If she's extra sweet and small I'd say Old English banty,color may be a cross of 2 varieties. The comb looks like my OEG girls,it's small and kinda spikey,here's 2 for example at 5-6mo.The tan one jumps on my back any time I bend down she's my favorite "honey girl". Bantam OEG are usually really sweet,from what I've read standard OEG are waay diffrent. Hope that helps U.
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  4. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    I agree with the OEG possibility- but she looks really young. I bet she'll develop more and change color a bit.
     
  5. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a OEG type
     
  6. Betsy's Mom

    Betsy's Mom Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you guys very much!
    I am absolutely in love with her. I have never seen a bird so sweet. She completely changed how I feel about birds. I didn't think she was fully grown so I got her the grow feed at the feed store. I'm glad I did.This site is so great and I've learned a lot.
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  7. katherine712

    katherine712 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have no idea what breed she is but I do know that she is ADORABLE!!!
     

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