Breed/s of hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by redguinea, Aug 19, 2016.

  1. redguinea

    redguinea Chirping

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    What is this hen, she was given to me by people who were moving. I guesstinmate she is 2 or 3 years old. Still lays. She has slightly feathered feet.

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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Here in the States, a beard and lightly feathered legs would mean Olive Egger, as a rule. Usually a cross between an EE or Ameraucana and a Marans.

    What color egg does she lay?
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    nice hen
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Looks like a very lightly featherlegged Black Faverolle
     

  5. redguinea

    redguinea Chirping

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    Her eggs are cream coloured.
     
  6. redguinea

    redguinea Chirping

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    Also I dont know if australia has americaunas? Araucanas and marans yes, so she could have something like that in her?
     
  7. donrae

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    Your aracauana are crested, if I recall correctly. Those are usually partially dominant, so I'd expect to see some residual, although I guess it could have been bred out.

    What color egg does she lay?
     

  8. redguinea

    redguinea Chirping

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    Probably no araucana then, no crest and no green eggs.
     

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