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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kevlar, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. kevlar

    kevlar Out Of The Brooder

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    I got this chicken from a neighbor it was being picked on by a mean rooster and she had a whole section of feathers on her back missing the feathers are coming back now but I am wondering what type of chicken she might be, any ideas?

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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Looks like a Partridge Wyandotte. The legs would be pale due to her having been laying for quite awhile.
     
  3. smarsh2

    smarsh2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    silver penciled wyandotte, do they call that color this in the wyandotte breed? Any way the color pattern is silver penciled and i think that is a wyandotte, pretty much the correct build and has the double comb.
     
  4. Uniontown Poultry

    Uniontown Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Silver-Pencilled Wyandotte? If her colors are white/pale gray & black, then I am thinking Silver Pencilled.
     
  5. kevlar

    kevlar Out Of The Brooder

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    hmm good Id thanks so she is an old girl? because of the pale legs?
     
  6. smarsh2

    smarsh2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a partridge has gold under tone, this bird has an apparent sivler gene
     
  7. smarsh2

    smarsh2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pale legs may be a sign of old age, i don't know, but you never know how pure a hen may be. She could be mixed. get her feathers back and she might be pretty again
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Yes, you're right about the gold tone vs silver--I just saw the pattern and thought partridge. Wyandotte head and comb type for sure. I've seen partridge Wyandottes, just never silver pencilled ones, so not really sure about the color now.
     
  9. kevlar

    kevlar Out Of The Brooder

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    lol yup she is pretty haggard, she is not laying rite now either Im not sure if that would be caused by stress old age etc... who knows
     
  10. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    dark brahma
     

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