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can you help ID this beauty?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by blanche, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. blanche

    blanche Out Of The Brooder

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    Meet Sparkle. She came to us in early May (from Privett Hatchery, via a local feed store) as a 1-day-old buff orpington, which she is clearly not! Instead, she has prominent tufts on her face, an almost-non-existent comb, darker brown neck & head feathers, a speckled face, a chestnut body, yellow legs, and a very jaunty tail accented with black. She is less stocky than our other hens, and a bit hyper but very sweet. Thanks in advance for helping to solve the mystery!

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  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm going to say Russian Orloff pullet.
     
  3. banjoejoe4783

    banjoejoe4783 VILLAMIL FARMS

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    loke like an ester egger of some kind
     
  4. blanche

    blanche Out Of The Brooder

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    Cool! Looked at some images of Russian Orloffs & tend to agree with you. Now we feel she is even more special :) (by the way, we almost named her Spangle)
     
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  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Definitely NOT an EE.
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:She's a pretty girl.
     
  7. Chicken Hugger!

    Chicken Hugger! Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like a Russian Orloff to me. You are so lucky! She is a pretty girl! I have heard that they get more "spangles" as they age.
     
  8. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

  9. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    How lucky is that? Wow! She sure is a beauty!
     
  10. cackleberrycoop

    cackleberrycoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You got an Orloff in place of an Orpington! That's pretty spiffy. She's lovely.
     

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