Help! Rescued chicken, she's safe now but I need help identifying age, gender, and breed.

AmmieD1011

In the Brooder
Oct 1, 2019
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She showed up in my yard August 10th. She stuck around without my intervention while I asked around trying to see who lost her. I didn't want a stray animal to get her and now she's got a great enclose and coop in our sideyard, but I want to take the best care of her. (I'm using "she" because I'm assuming she's female from what I can tell but I'm not sure)
 

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cstephens1987

Crowing
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She showed up in my yard August 10th. She stuck around without my intervention while I asked around trying to see who lost her. I didn't want a stray animal to get her and now she's got a great enclose and coop in our sideyard, but I want to take the best care of her. (I'm using "she" because I'm assuming she's female from what I can tell but I'm not sure)
It does appear to be female
 

Dec17

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May 27, 2019
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I would say she is a young hen and maybe expect some eggs due to her face and comb been red but only pale so that would surggest she is still young and breed I have honestly no idea I would say there is maybe some bantam in there but obviously can tell because I can’t see her size but a hint of bantam stature maybe
 

Ebony Rose

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Hen. Breed unknown. Assuming that since you're asking for gender, that she's not laid an egg for you. Her comb isn't vivid red, so she's either a pullet (female chicken under 1 year) or she's a spent hen (too old to lay). Judging from body shape, I'm guessing pullet. If she has a lot of room to lay outside of the coop, you may need to do a vent check to determine if she's laying or not. Wet vent = layer, Dry vent = not laying.
 

AmmieD1011

In the Brooder
Oct 1, 2019
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Hen. Breed unknown. Assuming that since you're asking for gender, that she's not laid an egg for you. Her comb isn't vivid red, so she's either a pullet (female chicken under 1 year) or she's a spent hen (too old to lay). Judging from body shape, I'm guessing pullet. If she has a lot of room to lay outside of the coop, you may need to do a vent check to determine if she's laying or not. Wet vent = layer, Dry vent = not laying.

I'm assuming that she is a pullet because she looked much younger and smaller when she first showed up about two months ago.
 

slordaz

hatchaholic
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I wish that young pullets would simply arrive at my house... but Nooooo, I have to buy straight-run chicks, feed them for months, discover that over half are males... *mutters grumbles and continues to whine*... :gig
If I could would send ya some of mine, but they are from my own flock and as I interact with them so much haven't even had cockerels to put in freezer or pot, everyone wants the nice cockerels that you can handle even maturing lol
 

slordaz

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Looks like a young pullet to me, but could be a breed I'm not familiar with or a barnyard mix, but apparently animals know where to go when they need homes from what i've been seeing lately, or they could just be planning a revolt and are showing us they are the boss and will do as they please lol
 

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