Chicken found. Don't know breed/sex/age

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Peezinapod, Dec 15, 2014.

  1. Peezinapod

    Peezinapod New Egg

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    A friend of mine sent me photos of a chicken she found. It ran away with a rope tied around it's neck. I'm also wondering if the black comb is normal or if that means she/he could be ill?

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  2. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    This hen might have some Showgirl (Naked Neck x Silkie) genetics, which would explain the naked neck, dark face, wattles, and comb. There is probably something else crossed in there as well.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed.
     
  4. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    To me it looks JUST like my black sexlink hens, some of which have some black on their faces. It is definitely a hen, and she doesn't look very old. Good thing your friend fond her, from the sound of it, she came from a bad situation. Here is a picture of a black sexlink to compare:
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    This girl is laying so her face has reddened a bit, but as a pullet she had a black face.
     
    Last edited: Dec 15, 2014
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on that. She's a pretty hen. :eek:)
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    x3 on this.
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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