I say hen... Still not sure of the breed. Any guesses on either? Thx!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tabatha_westcott, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. tabatha_westcott

    tabatha_westcott Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. tabatha_westcott

    tabatha_westcott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ne1?
     
  3. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it's a hen and it looks like a crossbreed.
     
  4. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    I agree with you that she is a hen, but I am not an expert on breeds.
     
  5. tabatha_westcott

    tabatha_westcott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. It's been a while since i have been on here
     
  6. sprawli

    sprawli Out Of The Brooder

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    How old?
     
  7. arherp

    arherp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say hen. Going out on a limb here because crossbreeds are so highly variable and there are so many combos to get something to look like that, But I would say it has Golden Laced Wyandotte in it. Alot of my GLW crosses look like that. Possibly to a australorp, jersey giant, black star, etc I am not seeing any barring at all on the bird so that completely throws out dominique and BR, two other common breeds.
     
  8. tabatha_westcott

    tabatha_westcott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure of the age. it was a gift and they didnt know anything about it
     
  9. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a mutt to me but sure is a pretty one! My guess with those pearl legs and golden colored feathers is that she has some Buff Orpington in her.
     
  10. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:Exactly what I was thinking. Most likely crossed with a Black Australorp, too - Buff and black usually create this color, and the pearly legs would likely keep color as well.
     

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