Input on breed or age of my hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chickensweeney, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. Chickensweeney

    Chickensweeney In the Brooder

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    We just got this girl & the guy didn't have much info on her. I think she is a mottled Cochin but I'm new to the chicken game. Thank you!
     

  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    Not a cochin since she has what looks like muffs/beard. Maybe a mottle duccle (sp)
     
  3. Chickensweeney

    Chickensweeney In the Brooder

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    I googled that and she does look like that! What or where is the muff?
     
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  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    Muff is the feathers sticking out on the spot where her cheeks would be. The beard, under the beak.
     

  5. jujub41482

    jujub41482 Chirping

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    Looks like a speckled sussex to me.
     
  6. Chickensweeney

    Chickensweeney In the Brooder

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    I just looked at the Sussex & she favors more of the d'uccle I think.
     
  7. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    Speckled sussex don't have feathered shanks, muffs or beards. They are also red, black, white.
     

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