Help with breed - possible Brahma?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Megapiggles, Nov 8, 2015.

  1. Megapiggles

    Megapiggles New Egg

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    Hi All,

    Hoping you can help me identifythe breed of my white hen?

    From looking at pictures, she looks like a Brahma but from what I can tell most Brahma hens don't have a large comb and she does. I know she's definitely not a roo as she's about 9 months old and lays.

    Sorry about the quality of the pictures, I have videos on my phone where you can see her better but couldn't figure out how to upload them.

    Thanks in advance :)

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  2. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty Premium Member

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    She looks kinda like a very light Salmon Faverolle hen to me, how many toes does she have? Salmon faverolles have 5 toes instead of 4. Could she be a mix though?
     
  3. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty Premium Member

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    Oh and welcome to BYC,[​IMG] also not sure what chicken breeds are in Australia.
     
  4. Megapiggles

    Megapiggles New Egg

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    Yes she does have the five toes, she has a little extra one up the back. She also makes a cute whistling sound as well, not sure if that's specific to any type of breed or not.
    I was thinking she could be a mixed breed, but the lady my husband bought her off said she was a purebreed and her parents were show chickens.
    Thank you :)
    Yeah I'm not sure what breeds we have here either haha, we're kind of new to owning chickens lol.
     
  5. Megapiggles

    Megapiggles New Egg

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    I just looked up Salmon Faverolles and she does look incredibly similar so I think you've hit the nail on the head :)
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    yep, that's a Faverolles hen.
     
  7. mymilliefleur

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  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree; great breed. very calm and gentle (good lap pets). :eek:)
     
  9. Megapiggles

    Megapiggles New Egg

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    Thanks everyone!
    She's a great hen but can be very cheeky and naughty.
    Once she's been picked up she'll calmly sit on your hand but if she has the choice she'd rather hang with our Australorp girl than with is lol.
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     

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