Am I pretty or handsome and a new pic on page 3 4/27 added again

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by WriterofWords, Apr 19, 2008.

  1. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    I have no idea what this one is but it's got a wonderful personality and is really friendly. Any guesses on sex or breed?
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    Last edited: Apr 27, 2008
  2. Golden_Gwennie

    Golden_Gwennie Out Of The Brooder

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    I can't stab a guess at breed, but I think it looks like a female.
     
  3. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Thank you, I'm kind of hoping for a hen, but if it's a roo I'll keep it anyway and hope it's temperment breeds on!
     
  4. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a hamburg of some sort or at least something similar and a roo at that, that rosecomb is huge!!
     
  5. mangled

    mangled Chillin' With My Peeps

    Wow, gorgeous bird!!

    I would second the roo vote. How old is he/she?

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  6. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    It had a huge comb when it was hatched, I'm curious to see just how big it gets!
     
  7. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Quote:It is almost 6 weeks old.
     
  8. mangled

    mangled Chillin' With My Peeps

    I guess it would be hard to say for sure until a bit older, but I thought ROO! when I first saw the pic. Either way, you've got a beautiful baby there.
    I would love to see him when he is full grown.

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  9. megshenhut

    megshenhut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it is only 6 weeks old, it is definitely a roo. I would guess a hamburg mix. The body shape is much like my silver spangled hamburgs. I also think penciled hamburg, not spangled because even in a mixed breed those spangles show up, at least in my mixed breeds. The red on the feathers seems like it is from something else, not sure what. I have a mixed roo with reddish on him like that. His mom is a RIR/EE cross. I love his eyeliner!
     
  10. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Quote:I know, the eyeliner is beautiful! I went out to try and get a pic of it with it's tail up but got distracted,, I found a nest with 10 little eggs in it! The size of the one in the duck nest. My oldest hens will be 4 months the 29th of this month, well, they were a few days old when dropped off, but no more than a week. I don't know whose they are unless the little Silkie cross Steven rescued was older than we all thought.
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