Breed and gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lemak123, Jun 12, 2017.

  1. Lemak123

    Lemak123 New Egg

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    Hi I'm new to backyard chickens and I'm just curious as to what you guys might think this chick is,

    Thanks,

    Leah
     

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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Where did you get them? They are to young to sex and its coloring is very unusual, most likely a mix. Oh and Welcome to BYC!
     
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  3. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    im reckoning cockerel and mix but a beautiful mix!
     
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  4. Lemak123

    Lemak123 New Egg

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    Hi, I got them from a farm where alot of different breeds where roaming free, I thought it'd probably be a mix and I thought it was a hen due to the small crown and featherless legs but I guess I'll find out more in the upcoming weeks :)
     
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  5. puffypoo22

    puffypoo22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roosters and hens can both have feathered and featherless legs.
    And yes it's probably a mixed breed cockerel.
     
  6. puffypoo22

    puffypoo22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :welcome
     
  7. Lemak123

    Lemak123 New Egg

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    Oh thankyou for sharing that with me, I was under the assumption Cockerel's only had feathered legs. I can't wait to see how the chicks turn out :) I have a little chick which I'm curious about as it has really long legs and a short body, the farmer reckons it's a pheasant cross chicken, is that possible? Please find a photo attached
     

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  8. puffypoo22

    puffypoo22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its very rare if at all possible to have a pheasant chicken hybrid. I can't see it very well , if you could get a better picture i could guess the breed.
     
  9. Lemak123

    Lemak123 New Egg

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    I took some new photos for you:)
     

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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Haven't got a clue but the face , eyes, beak don't look like a chicken to me.
     

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