Another stray, another breed, but what?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Luddite, Oct 17, 2015.

  1. Luddite

    Luddite Out Of The Brooder

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    She may not staying if I find the rightful owner, but this ninja of a chicken (keeps getting out of the run) is a bit of a mystery. Does anyone know the breed? She's an almost chocolate brown with white highlights and a fan-shaped tail.

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  2. rebrascora

    rebrascora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like a red sex link to me!
     
  3. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    x2!
     
  4. Luddite

    Luddite Out Of The Brooder

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    I did wonder if she could be, although she's a tad darker then ones I've seen before. Very docile, very friendly, but a consummate escape artist! She's painfully thin, which is making me drag my heels a bit over finding her owner.
     
  5. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    I have 3 RSL in my mixed flock. Two of them look almost identical with lighter, orangey red feathers but the third one is quite a bit darker (almost reddish). They are some of the friendliest, smartest, most curious birds I have and are always getting into something so I can see how yours could be an escape artist! They aren't as heavily built as say a BR but sturdy and eat like little pigs.
     
  6. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Here are a couple pictures I have, maybe you can see what I mean about the differences in color (all 3 came from the same hatch). The first one shows the 2 lighter colored birds and the second picture shows the darker one.
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  7. Luddite

    Luddite Out Of The Brooder

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    My Hylines look the same as your RSLs...

    The Hylines are on the left and the right.

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  8. Luddite

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    And the new bird has gone to her proper home. Thank goodness, she was 'doin' my 'ead in' as they say round here.
     
  9. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Glad she found her rightful home!
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think her owners need to keep her in an enclosed run with top. Don't want a wolf pretending to be grandma trying to coax her over.
     

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