Help With Breeding my Pullet...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by willu707, Dec 4, 2011.

  1. willu707

    willu707 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 30, 2011
    We have a 6-7 month old girl named Raven that my wife and I got in trade for a rooster we had to get rid of. We got her about 4 months ago from a local feed store, she was sick and my wife felt the urge to nurse her back to health. Im realy glad she did, because Raven has a great personality. Well we are trying to figure out what she is. For all I know she is a "mutt" chicken, but I am curious. She has a black color to her from a distance, but when you look closely she has an iridesnce that makes the feathers go purple, green or blue in the light. Here are a few crude cell phne pics, thanks for any help. Also feel free to ask any questions as necessary.



  2. MetalSmitten

    MetalSmitten Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2010
    bloomington, indiana
    at a glance, i'd guess black australorp. but it's hard to say.

    what color are her legs? what about the underside of her feet? does she have any white or brown coloring leaking through the black around her chest?
  3. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 24, 2009
    She looks to me like she could be a Sumatra. [​IMG]
  4. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 2, 2009
    North Texas
    can you get a picture of her in a natural standing pose?
  5. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 27, 2008
    Quote:that would be My guess to from those pictures.
  6. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 18, 2010
    Southern Georgia
    My Coop
    Black sumatra

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