Any idea on what breed this hen is?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by misfitmorgan, Dec 29, 2014.

  1. misfitmorgan

    misfitmorgan Ordure Heir

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    At first i thought she was an odd looking mille fleur cross but she has a crest, no beard and her shape is different and no leg feathers.

    Any ideas? i got her with a bunch of bantys and 2 white leghorns in a trade.
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    Sorry the pictures are not better.

    And this is a gold seabright right?
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  2. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi sorry I can't be more help, I am painfully inexperienced, first of all yes that is a golden seabright in the third picture. As for the hen in question because this was at a trade it will be very hard to determine what breed - even harder for me because I don't raise many bantams! She is probably just a cross breed, why don't you go to the bantam breed section of BYC and see if you can find anything that resembles her.

    Do you know how old she is? If she is of laying age her egg colour might put you on the right tracks. That's about all I know sorry :) Also I must add that that sea bright and Mille fleur are beautiful.

    EDIT : Fixing mistakes that were made when auto correct tried to help with chicken breed spellings. Go home spell check - it is Mille fleur not Millie flour thank you very much!
     
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  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    The first hen looks like some kind of Silkie mix, with her small crest and grey-ish looking skin. A lot of my mixes come without feathered legs and beards.
    The second is a golden laced Seabright [​IMG]
     
  4. rainbowrooster

    rainbowrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It just a mixed breed chicken. No harm in that.
     
  5. misfitmorgan

    misfitmorgan Ordure Heir

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    Thank you, the two millie hens are the only hens laying right now.

    i was thinking she was a cross, of what i dont know though. She is still a pullet so maybe that accounts for her kinda odd shape. i have the entire flock she came from and the possible parents that i know of are brahma, mille, porcelain d'uccle, or seabright. She seems to be slightly bigger then my other bantys and she has grey legs.

    Maybe she is a silky/mille cross? It would explain the crest. They didnt mention having silkies at all but the two mille hens hatched out their own clutches in early spring. They got 5 mille crosses and 2 seabright crosses. She might have been from that same hatch but just a bigger bird.


    Thank you anyhow everyone!! So long as she lays eggs i will be happy. [​IMG]
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    So do I.
     
  9. misfitmorgan

    misfitmorgan Ordure Heir

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    i figured out what this hen is and she isnt a cross. She is the mille fleur pattern of the pyncheon bantam. Like these
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