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Identify these two new hens for me

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by WildBillHicks, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. WildBillHicks

    WildBillHicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got these two yesterday. Have no idea what they are. The last two pics are of the same bird. The other bird which is visible in the first pic is hiding in the 2nd and 3rd pic. They are so pretty!

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  2. WildBillHicks

    WildBillHicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking they are some kind of game breed like Old English.

    Don't know if it was the flash on my camera but their legs are very green/yellow.
     
  3. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    To me they look like speckled Sussex/Easter egger mixed. One has the mottled gene, the other doesn't.
     
  4. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are American Gamefowl hens. One is spangled in color the other wheaten. Beautiful hens.
     
  5. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Sure looks that way!
     
  6. chickenguru

    chickenguru Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. The Turken Lady

    The Turken Lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have absolutely no experience with Gamefowl, but they are very pretty! the speckled one really looks alot like a SS in build but the color is different of course and the green legs, so it made perfect sense to me. LOL
     
  9. WildBillHicks

    WildBillHicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, thanks. With so many breeds it's hard for a noob like me to tell.

    Yeah they look a lot like the hen in this youtube vid

     
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2011

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