Found a chicken in our neighborhood. Please help with the breed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by joebwe25, Oct 18, 2009.

  1. joebwe25

    joebwe25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello everybody,
    Earlier today our neighbor called us and said that his neighbor found a chicken in her yard and he asked us if it was ours.
    We took it off her hands and put it with our chickens. Hopefully somebody sees the "found chicken" signs around.
    Here she is:
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    We were wondering what kind of breed it was.
    Thanks in advance,
    Joe
     
  2. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    Joe, please tell me you quarantined that chicken?? Best be safe than sorry. Looks like a mixed breed to me?
    By the way, good rescue!!
     
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  3. bald k9

    bald k9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont know what kind it is but it sure is neat looking! nice pic:frow
     
  4. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Looks kind of Orpingtony. Nothing near show quality but kind of cute.
     
  5. bald k9

    bald k9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well if nobody claims it you sure have a pretty bird to look at! [​IMG]
     
  6. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    He looks like a young Buff Orp roo. Might have been chased off by an older/bigger guy [​IMG]
     
  7. damselfish

    damselfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But shouldn't BO legs be pinkish white?

    What color are the legs? They look kind of green.
     
  8. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    damselfish, you are so right...an orpington can be mixed in this but definitely no where near a full orp.
     
  9. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ide say a buff orpington/ leghorn but i dont think its a rooster
     
  10. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    No- one of my first orps from McMurray looks just like that- she has grey legs and is very light (almost 2 tone) buff like that.
     

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