I can tell she's a buff, but color doesn't help ID the breed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AmazinglyBlessed, Jan 18, 2009.

  1. AmazinglyBlessed

    AmazinglyBlessed Out Of The Brooder

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    This hen is one of our survivors. Her back feathers have been pulled due to too many excited roos. I was questioning her gender because of the HUGE comb, but she's definately a she!
     
  2. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Some hatchery Buff Orpington's have large combs.
     
  3. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    Does it lay an egg? What color? It's kinda small looking. Hmm
     
  4. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    I think she is a buff minoraca its a small leghorn like egg laying breed just my guess [​IMG]
     
  5. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Quote:Yeah, that's what I'm thinking. It's small. My ladies are HUGE now... but I've seen really slender BO from hatchery stock though...
     
  6. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    Quote:That's what I was getting at, wanted to see if it was laying a white egg. Great minds think alike [​IMG]
     
  7. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
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    Type's off for a buff orp, I agree, buff minorca.
     
  8. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
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    Quote:That's what I was getting at, wanted to see if it was laying a white egg. Great minds think alike [​IMG]

    Agree with the Buff Minorca. (White earlobes on her.)
     
  9. AmazinglyBlessed

    AmazinglyBlessed Out Of The Brooder

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    She lays large white eggs, and the only thing she has in common with our buff orpington is her color...ok, gender and yummy egg laying ability as well.

    Well, with your advise, I went to McMurray's, and she does look like the buff minorca. I don't think I could have picked her out from their picture, but with your help, I could ID her by the description and picture.
     
  10. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

    Oct 19, 2007
    Franklin, TN
    She could be a Buff Leghorn -- the comb certainly fits the breed, as do the white earlobes.
     

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