HELP! What breed is this!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DrewsLife1022, Oct 27, 2015.

  1. DrewsLife1022

    DrewsLife1022 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey everyone! I need your help determining the breed for my little chick here. I got him/her from a local bird shop and the owner sold me a day old Rhode Island Red (he didn't sound sure about himself. His exact words- "This is that Island red chicken"). He even assured me it was a she. Well as it grew up i noticed its legs were feathered and Ive never seen Rhode Island Reds with feathered legs and its colors seem off compared to other reds I've seen. Can anyone guess what he/she is and maybe even guess its gender? Thanks everyone!

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  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Definitely not a RIR, and that guy was full of it. No (pure) RIR or even Production Red will have feathered legs.

    I would say you have a Dark Brahma, possibly a Brahma cross - the color is a bit funny.

    Looks henny at the moment but it's too young to tell for sure.
     
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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Brahma mix
     
  4. DrewsLife1022

    DrewsLife1022 Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow that shop keeper was totally off.. thats frustrating. I still love this chicken though and I'm crossing my fingers hoping that its a she.

    Anyone else would like to give your input?

    Also does anyone have pics of their young brahma chickens?
     
  5. PeppyLaRoo

    PeppyLaRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks a lot like partridge brahmas to me. I got these as eggs. Supposed to be blue/gold partridge brahma.




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  6. DrewsLife1022

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  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Most likely a Dark Brahma mix.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    You sure? The plumage doesn't look uniform enough to a pure, at least that's what I think.
     
  9. BantamLover21

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    I agree.
     
  10. PeppyLaRoo

    PeppyLaRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sure what they said they were. Here is what they look like today.[​IMG]
     

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