help! What breed and sex? Chicken at local shelter

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hotchildnthecty, Mar 11, 2017.

  1. hotchildnthecty

    hotchildnthecty Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! I am currently a proud chicken mama of 4 very healthy and happy hens. 2 of them I rescued from my local shelter approx 2 years ago. We are looking to add 2 more chickens to our flock and I noticed this hen at the shelter. I know it's just one photo but thought maybe someone might be able to recognize the breed and if it's really a female. Unfortunately we cannot have a rooster where we live. Thanks in advance![​IMG]
     
  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would very much say she's a hen but breed I'm not 100% though she looks kinda gamy. More photos of her would be wonderful to be able to say 100% on gender and figure out the breed [​IMG]
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    We will need at least one more photo - showing the bird in a natural, standing position that shows the whole bird from the side -- clues such as leg color, leg feathering, tail shape/angle are all key in breed identity.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    However, given what I can see in the photo, I'm thinking the bird is a gamebird mix hen.
     
  5. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    I wanna know which bird those long tail feathers belong too. Best, Karen
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree want to see standing profile, otherwise she is just feathers and a head
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Me too.
     

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