can someone please tell me what I have??? Pic

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rockabilly7, Feb 11, 2009.

  1. rockabilly7

    rockabilly7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. pipermark

    pipermark Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2007
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    Would help to know a little history. The brown hen , looks like it could be a hatchery grade welsumer. I have no idea about the rooster.
     
  3. rockabilly7

    rockabilly7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ummmm i was given the brown hen from one my fiance's friend and the rooster was brought to me by an animal control officer someone had it in their yard and they weren't zoned agriculture he was tied to a stick by one of his legs.
     
  4. pipermark

    pipermark Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2007
    Arkansas
    Well that doesnt help much but thanks for answering, I am going to have to stand by my guess on the hen (if she lays a dark ,almost mahogany brown egg that will confirm welsumer).

    The tied by the leg thing is something that people tend to do with birds of the game variety. He is a handsome fellow for sure.
     
  5. chickNjake

    chickNjake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    usually when they're tied like that ('round here at least) they're for fighting, but not always.
    he looks like he has gorgeous feet! [​IMG] lol they look black/purple!
     
  6. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    roosters not a gamefowl (at ALL) therefore most likely isn't used for fighting either. If your fiances friend gave you the hen couldn't they tell you what it is?

    -Daniel

    PS. post not meant to sound mean or anything
     
  7. Dandelion007

    Dandelion007 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 7, 2008
    Durant, OK
    Rooster looks mixed to me. The hen looks game. Maybe a golden phoenix hen. Definitely, ask your fiance's friend what she is. That is if the friend can be reached. Good luck.
     
  8. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    I am going to say a game or phoenix hen, she has slate legs. The rooster looks like a crossbreed.
     
  9. Buckguy20

    Buckguy20 OKIE MOSES

    Apr 13, 2007
    Choctaw Oklahoma
    I think the hen is a game. The rooster is definately not a game.
     
  10. Poohbear

    Poohbear On a Time Out

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    Animal control lied to your friend. "Tied to a stick" sounds like some ca-ca the big mouth folks say to inflame people for donations. That is a hatchery rooster, not a game. The hen is some kind of mutt.
     

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