I know I'm a chicken, but that's about it!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by allhisblessings, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. allhisblessings

    allhisblessings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A friend of a friend gave us some eggs to hatch. This one came out of a white-ish egg. Any clue as to what this now 4-week-old could be? Breed or gender?
     
  2. Deerling

    Deerling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At 4 weeks my guess would be girl, based on her stance and comb. Time will tell, though. As for breed I was going to say Black Giant, but if it came out of a whitish egg I'm not sure. Do you know what kind of chickens and roosters your friend has?
     
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    does it have a pea comb?
     
  4. allhisblessings

    allhisblessings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unfortunately, I have no idea what kind of chickens my friend's friend had. She gave us white eggs, blue/green eggs, brown eggs, a tiny bantam egg...That's why it's such a mystery! Well, it might be a mystery anyway...I'm still only a month in owning these babies and some older teenage chickens!
     
  5. allhisblessings

    allhisblessings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The comb. Is this a pea comb? I'm clueless on the subject.

     
  6. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    yes thats a pea comb and it being black and having yellow feet bottoms, leads me to say that its a sumatra
     
  7. allhisblessings

    allhisblessings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ew, I just looked up Sumatras and they don't sound that great. We're not into "showing" or anything like that. Just pets that lay eggs! LOL! Is there anything else it could be?
     
  8. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    I dont show my sumatras either. One of mine loves to be petted and loves to take a shower in the hose as I fill their waters. They lay a light cream to white eggs
     
  9. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    heres a picture of one of my sumatras
     
  10. allhisblessings

    allhisblessings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well that doesn't sound so bad. Is there anything you can tell about gender? Curious, is your chicken tethered?
     

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