Is this a chicken

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by fran.button, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. fran.button

    fran.button New Egg

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    Bought this a s a chicken but it has huge feet, cannot walk without treading on its own feet and is unchicken like. What is it and if it is a chicken, what breed?[​IMG]
     
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    cant see the picture
     
  3. fran.button

    fran.button New Egg

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  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    hmm still cant see it, does it have a comb?? if not its not a chicken
     
  5. fran.button

    fran.button New Egg

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    Try another photo, maybe you will be able to see its face better[​IMG]
     
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    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    she looks like a black sexlink chicken that isn't feeling well. look under her feathers, by her skin to see if you see small moving bugs, if so put sevin dust on her. is she breathing odd or sneezing, runny nose?
     
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  7. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    That head pulled in look is the sickly chicken pose. I hope you've quarantined your new arrival. I'd dust her whether you see bugs or not (I use a poultry dust rather than Sevin) and give a broad spectrum wormer like Safeguard. I'd then keep her quarantined until she's had a repeat dosing of the wormer to get those that were eggs during round one and she's back to acting like a chicken.

    FWIW, my Welsummers had some giant feet as pullets. They grew to be pretty large hens. You might have a Jersey Giant mix.
     
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