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Can anyone help me identify this hen ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by paulsarge, Nov 9, 2015.

  1. paulsarge

    paulsarge New Egg

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    Hi! First time chicken owner and I adopted three pullets in june (one just laid her first egg this week! :).

    Two I can identify ... barred rock and ameracauna .... but this one I was told was also an ameracauna but doenst seem to be so. She did look very similar to the other one when just a few weeks old but now has a rich burgundy/brown/red coloring with iridescent dark teal accent feathers along her back and sides.

    Any guesses?

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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    Hello and [​IMG]!
    It looks like you have cute Speckled Sussex hen.
     
  3. animalgrl

    animalgrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree. Looks like a Speckled Sussex.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Speckled Sussex.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Agreed; great breed, very friendly and gentle (good lap pets). :eek:)
     
  6. paulsarge

    paulsarge New Egg

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    awesome thats kinda what I was thinking.

    here is a pic of all the girls together.

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  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    [​IMG]

    Agree on the speckled Sussex and the Easter egger, but that's not a barred Rock. I'm not sure what she is, though. Can we get a pic of just the black and white bird? Or did she happen to get spattered with white paint?
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    x 2
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree.
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Speckled Sussex
     

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