Brahma or Delaware?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Hollywood Chickens, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. Hollywood Chickens

    Hollywood Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Florida
    it she a really poor quality Brahma or a really poor quality Delaware? or is there another breed that she could be? her coloring is Brahma but she has a straight comb and clean legs.

    I got her from MPC.

    As a new chick she looked like these Light Brahmas only clean legged:
    http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGA/Brahma/LtBrahmaChix.JPEG

    At 4 weeks:
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    at about 12 weeks:
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    and now at 24 weeks (still no eggs!! [​IMG] ) she is beautiful isn't she?
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    Thank you!
     
  2. tnchickenut

    tnchickenut It's all about the Dels!

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    She looks like a columbian wyandotte with the wrong comb.

    She is a bit too round for a columbian rock... same for light sussex....


    But going by the body shape... wyandotte
     
  3. Hollywood Chickens

    Hollywood Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Florida
    she does, she is a little bigger than my other Wyandottes (Gold and silver).
     
  4. chick4chix

    chick4chix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vote for Columbian Wyandotte too! She's a beauty! I have a single combed GLW- and from what I have read, breeders breed back to single combed hens (not roos) every once in awhile to keep the fertility high. Congrats - she's gorgeous - I'm ordering 2 CW in the spring. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. tnchickenut

    tnchickenut It's all about the Dels!

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    Quote:Probrably got her size from whatever gave her that straight comb.

    I got columbian wyandottes, light sussex, delawares... just not brahmas.... she really sticks out as a wyandotte body. My light sussex (the largest of this group) have a different shape to them... brahmas are big too, so are good Dels.... well, heck... so are good wyandottes. The two biggest roosters I have are Sussex and Wyandotte.

    Does she lay? if the eggs are skinnier than they are long... wyandotte... if they are BIG then maybe sussex. I do know wyandottes lay patheticly sized eggs compared to their body size.
     
  6. Hollywood Chickens

    Hollywood Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Florida
    She doesn't lay yet, but I am hoping she will soon.

    Since MPC does have CW and not any of the others she is probably a CW.

    Thank you so much!
     
  7. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    I have to agree with she being a Colombian Wyandotte. She does look pretty though!
     
  8. Hollywood Chickens

    Hollywood Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Florida
    now if only this beautiful chicken would lay!!! what age do Columbian Wyandottes usually start?
     
  9. chick4chix

    chick4chix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my wyandottes laid at 24 & 26 weeks old- but you can tell better by the comb and wattle color- when they get dark red- she will be ready (hers still look a little pale in the photo).
     
  10. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Okay, seriously, WHY does everyone think she's a Columbian Wyandotte? She's single combed. . . [​IMG]



    She's a Columbian Rock.
     

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