Any idea what this is - or if it is old enough too lay?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CCFarms9559, Oct 17, 2010.

  1. CCFarms9559

    CCFarms9559 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Long story - but I got this chicken from someone my DH knows. I have no idea how old it is - or what it is. But I have never seen it around the nest boxes or seem at all interested in the nest boxes - so I figure it's too old to lay or too young - and I have no idea which... Any help you can give me is appreciated.

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  2. harewizard

    harewizard Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looking at the nails on the left foot(short) and the waddles and comb (pinkish) I am goin to guess that it's young. [​IMG]

    I'm sorry...I have no idea what breed. [​IMG] The great thing?? Someone else will know! [​IMG]

    Lisa [​IMG]
     
  3. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

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    I have no clue but it sure is a pretty one!! [​IMG]
     
  4. codymax2

    codymax2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ditto! Young Pullet
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  5. chick4chix

    chick4chix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say "splash" for color, "pullet" for gender, and "cochin" for breed.
    That's my vote... Splash Cochin Pullet [​IMG]
    Beautiful girl whatever she is!
     
  6. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    Looks like it has a pea comb and maybe a beard. If so, it's a cross breed. Maybe Cochin x Easter Egger?
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    It's a pullet, that's a guarantee. Splash birds usually don't get their full-on "splash" color until much later, which by this point the pink comb would be much bigger and redder if it were a boy.

    Also, she MAY be a cochin, but if so, she's a poor quality one. I honestly think she's a cross, telling by her back and tail as well as the fact that it looks like she's got a pea comb, not a single comb.

    Don't expect her to lay for a while if that's a single comb though. If it is indeed a pea comb, she should lay any day now.
     
  8. mtcookie

    mtcookie Dances with Chickens

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    Pullet I would say Cochin cross with maybe EE. She is lacking the total cochin look but EE would explain the other half
     
  9. CCFarms9559

    CCFarms9559 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you all very much. I feel much better now that I know she's young! Thanks again. Love BYC!![​IMG]
     
  10. wpalmisano

    wpalmisano Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How come the photo is dated 01/01/2004 ?
     

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