Any idea what kind of chicken this might be?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wyndski, Feb 12, 2009.

  1. wyndski

    wyndski Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am wondering if anyone has any idea what kind of bantam hen the black one is? Could be a mix as I didn't hatch or buy them.. they invited themselves. [​IMG] She is black but in the sun she has a green cast to her.

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  2. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    Invited themselves as in just showed up???? WOW!!!! Why don't I get stray chickens (just pregnant dogs and cats it seems).

    I have no clue (do White Faced Black Spanish come in bantam?) but I just wanted to say they are both beautiful birds....she is just stunning!!!!
     
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  3. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
  4. wyndski

    wyndski Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, that does look a lot like her. They are very interesting to watch. They have been here gosh.. probably a little over a year now. I only have the two and they free range and sleep in the tree at night. During the day they stay close to the barn and she has a nest near it. I was going to make a coop but they seem really happy like this. Every time they see me the come running full boor thinking I will feed them again. They crack me up when they run. I don't know if you have ever seen the cartoon Naruto but they run the same way. [​IMG]
     
  5. BrackenFarms

    BrackenFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a white face black spanish
     
  6. erin0415

    erin0415 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, definitely a white face black spanish. Yes, they come in bantams, but i think it they are kinda rare. The white face black spanish have the long hanging white earlobes like yours has.
     
  7. Buckguy20

    Buckguy20 OKIE MOSES

    Apr 13, 2007
    Choctaw Oklahoma
    SHe looks like a white faced black spanish to me too. Yes they do come in Bantams but is she really a bantam/ Sh elooks bigger than bantam size. The roo is pretty too.
     
  8. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree on the WFBS for the hen, I am going to say the rooster is a cross.
     
  9. wyndski

    wyndski Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think they are bantam size. I mean I haven't weighed them but they are a lot smaller than the chickens across the street. I have had them over a year and they haven't got much bigger then when they showed up. My cousin use to have silkies and they look about that size in person. I think the picture being large gives the allusion of them being bigger. It is almost life size of them. [​IMG] Here is one of them being "wooed" by the neighbors peacock who basically lives here.

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  10. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    Cute! I read a book about a hen that just showed up in some New Yorkers yard and stayed for quite a while. They fed her all sorts of stuff. Really entertaining story.
     

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