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Help figuring out breed/sex?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Hockeymom23, Nov 20, 2016.

  1. Hockeymom23

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    She's almost 3 months old. [​IMG][/IMG]
     
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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Looks like a pullet.

    Where did she come from? That can narrow down breed. The straight comb and white skin could be Marans or Orpington.

    From the overall fluff and what I can see of the shape, I'd go with Orpington. But her stance is off, not sure if it's from being held and her balance is weird, or if she's not feeling well.
     
  4. Hockeymom23

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    I think it's just a weird position from being held. She was being skittish when taking the pic.
    I got her at an auction as a chick that was hatched on display at the poultry show. So she could be anything.
    I don't think a mutt, but could be a possibility.
    I was hoping others might think she's an Orpington, they've become my fav breed. Lavender??
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    She looks blue to me. I think lavender is a paler, silvery shade. I only have blue birds, not lavender, so I'm not positive on the difference. But she looks like my blues.
     
  6. TroyerGal

    TroyerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's definitely not lavender (i had some) and I think she's a pullet!!
     
  7. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Blue Orpington Pullet, you're in for a great chicken. Orpington's are a great breed!
     
  8. Hockeymom23

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    Thanks everyone! I was hoping for a blue or lavender orp girl. I'm so excited. Have a buff already and she is such a sweetie.
     

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