Black Star? Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Skippywheatley, Aug 17, 2013.

  1. Skippywheatley

    Skippywheatley New Egg

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    This is a very young stray we caught/rescued from being attacked by dogs. I am hoping its a HEN. Its very small (sadly no tail feathers due to dogs attack). Can anyone shed any light on this chook. (I'm in Brisbane Australia)

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  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    pictures of his/her side while standing up would help. hope she heals well
     
  3. Skippywheatley

    Skippywheatley New Egg

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    thanks.. will try get that tomorrow.. it was almost dark when we caught her/him so I didnt want to terrorise it more taking photos etc
     
  4. Skippywheatley

    Skippywheatley New Egg

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    Im almost 100% she is a Black Star HEN!
     
  5. Lots A Cluckin

    Lots A Cluckin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what ever she is she is a bantam.
     
  6. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    she could very well be a bantam black sex link, she is cute
     
  7. Skippywheatley

    Skippywheatley New Egg

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    Awesome.. thanks.. Thats what we thought..too small to be full feathered and not a bantam
     
  8. Skippywheatley

    Skippywheatley New Egg

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    I must say Im totally in Love with her.. She has no tail feather and a wound (thats scabbing) at the moment.. so we have her in isolation to recover enough before putting her in with the others.. (don't want them picking on her)
     
  9. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Yes, or another 'mutt'.
     
  10. Skippywheatley

    Skippywheatley New Egg

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    Any suggestions on her age? This is her in the cage next to my 4mth old Isa Brown almost laying hen. She doesn't cluck properly she still squawks quite a bit

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