Help identify?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Shadowgrass, Oct 1, 2010.

  1. Shadowgrass

    Shadowgrass Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I am fairly new to chicken raising, have a flock of 6 RIR hens, 7 weeks old. The last few days at work, oddly enough, this chicken was hanging out in front of our building. I placed a found ad online, but haven't heard anything. So, I was thinking that maybe it was a roo, or someone thought it was a roo and let it go. Dunno.

    Well, I netted it and was going to bring it home, separated for a while. I don't even know if it is a bantam or a standard, what breed, or approximate age. If someone could help I would really appreciate it. Thanks!

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    I know these pictures aren't the best, but the person holding it for me was scared. There are no tell-tale roo feathers. Looks like a leghorn heen tail, sort of upward pointing. It is blonde, not quite buff color.
     
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  2. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its a hen, looks like an OEG(Old English Game Bantam). Could you post a pic of her standing by herself and I could give you a better answer.
     
  3. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

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    These pictures are a little hard to tell much by, but I'm almost certain that's an old english game bantam. Perhaps she's a red pyle OEGB? Look that up and see what you think. [​IMG] She's cute!
     
  4. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what a cute OEGB hen she is adorable [​IMG] man the only thing I've had show up was a guinea and it hasn't shut up since it got here
     
  5. Shadowgrass

    Shadowgrass Out Of The Brooder

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    OMG, you guys are NOT going to believe this. Answered the sex question. Ha, that has to be the funniest thing ever. I opened the box (we just caught her about an hour ago) to get a standing up picture, imagine my surprise. A perfect little egg! I looked around outside, like I said she has been hanging out here since Monday morning. Didn't find any though. She's in the cardboard box because I am at work, she has been hanging out under the bushes in the front.

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  6. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you are so lucky [​IMG]
     
  7. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She wanted to give you some lunch for rescuing her! [​IMG] From the pics it looks like she is a red pyle oeg or a red pyle cross.
     
  8. cashdl

    cashdl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A great bird is one that promptly lays an egg upon being rescued. She is a keeper.

    Lanae
     
  9. wildeflowers

    wildeflowers I suspect fowl play!

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    ummm, why can't I have chickens just show up at my place?

    LOL, obviously a girl, right?
     
  10. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Red Plye OEGB Hen. [​IMG]
     

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