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I was told this was a girl. It has a very red comb, were they right?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Dewsetter, Aug 29, 2011.

  1. Dewsetter

    Dewsetter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got this chicken yesterday and was told it was a Silver Sussex 13 week old pullet. Is this correct as her comb is very red for such a young girl? Also she doesn't really look like the Silver Sussex that I have seen on BYC. She has feathers down the outside of her legs and the odd fleck in her feathers but is predominantly black. She has also got a bit of a greenish blue sheen. Please tell me she is a girl [​IMG]

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  2. JPinVT

    JPinVT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not a silver sussex (she's a mutt), but it *is* a girl!
     
  3. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    That's a pullet.
     
  4. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Hen for sure! She could be part marans.....She's pretty!
     
  5. M.sue

    M.sue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks definitely like a pullet. I have 2 that look exactly just like her. Can't tell ya what breed....Black Somethings is all I can remember. Bought them from TSC in April. Her comb is red but will get MUCH BRIGHTER & REDDER as she matures. Mine also has a blue/green sheen in their feathers when in the sun light. If you find out exactly what breed I'd like to know.
     
  6. cdeen

    cdeen New Egg

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    She looks very much like my black australorps.
     
  7. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like my Black Australorps...mine are 22 weeks, that one is a bit younger, amazing egg layers...
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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  9. TroutsChicks

    TroutsChicks Fluffy Stuffins

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    What color are her legs and feet? I don't know if she's a ba her eyes are really yellow. All my bas have dark eyes and are stunning green/blue . There looks to be a brown hue to the feathers? Maybe it's just the picture.
    Aloe they have clean legs. So Shes a mutt then, unless some one knows a feathered leg breed.
     
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  10. crazypetlady

    crazypetlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    She is a girl, a pretty one too
     

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