I need help trying to figure out the breed of a hen sold to me as a Serama.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lilchik, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. lilchik

    lilchik Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pretty Girl was sold to me as a Serama. I am new to the breed and really didn't know what to look for when I got her. She never hold her tail upright, her primary wing feathers are short and do not extend past her lower
    body, and she has a few feathers on her legs.
    I was thinking maybe Old English Game Bantam or OEGB mixed with Serama.
    Any ideas from those more experienced with these breeds?
    She is super friendly and love to be with me as much as possible.
    Thank you!
     
  2. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Besides the random leg feather, she looks like a Bantam Speckled Sussex to me.
     
  3. Chicken Tamer

    Chicken Tamer Overrun With Chickens

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    The coloring is hard to tell. I dont know if its more of a red or yellowish. Would you mind posting a photo with better lighting? That would be great :D
     
  4. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree, but that leg feathering is odd.
     
  5. Cassidy luv

    Cassidy luv Out Of The Brooder

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    She could very well be a serama but I would go with just a mutt
     
  6. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how old is it? are you sure its a hen? Looks like a young roo. Would be a cuckoo marans cross. That bird doesnt look anything like a Serama
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  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree it's not a serama and I'd also be suspicious of a young roo. Better pics are needed, and do you know how old it is?
     
  8. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    from what i can see it look like a mixed breed cockerel...
     
  9. happy-chicken

    happy-chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    In my opinion, I'd say definitely not a serama! If anything she looks like a he, and also probably a little bantam mutt of some description xx
     
  10. sevenbabychicks

    sevenbabychicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with the others - that red on the wings makes it look like a little roo to me...
     

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