Does my GLW have a Guinea gene?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BubbaLikesIt, Dec 3, 2014.

  1. BubbaLikesIt

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    I have a GLW pullet with a rump tail. Her egg song sounds like she is from the jungles in Africa. I will post photos tomorrow because I am away at the moment. This chicken is only slightly smaller than the other GLW but looks like a Guinea kinda sorta.
     
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  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    It's not genetically impossible that you have the offspring of a chicken and a guinea, but it's highly unlikely as such crosses are extremely rare. It's more likely that your GLW pullet just has some kind of genetic anomaly or deformity. Just post a pic of your pullet and we will be happy to take a look at her for you. :eek:)
     
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  6. Czango

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    I would agree, but also add that for this to be possible it would have to have a guinea parent, as the guinea-chicken crosses are infertile. If this was possible in your situation then I suppose it's a possibility, albeit unlikely.
     
  7. BubbaLikesIt

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    These are the photos of both GLW we received from the hatchery.
     
  8. BubbaLikesIt

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    Here are the photos. Sorry.
     
  9. Sunshine0235

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    She looks pure to me. Some chickens just have weird voices, my favorite bantam that died last winter had the weirdest clucking/squeaking sound, and my sisters bantam hen has the weirdest screaming, which was her normal sound, she screamed instead of clucked.
     
  10. BubbaLikesIt

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    Those photos are of two chickens. The first four is the rump tail and the next four are the "normal" GLW.
     

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