Is this is a Sumatra?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AutumnRex, Sep 20, 2019.

  1. AutumnRex

    AutumnRex In the Brooder

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    Ive always had this hen since she was a 2 months old. I was never told a breed, always assumed she was a weird looking australorp until she started laying eggs. She doesn’t lay eggs often, she’s very aggressive, shes good at flying, she’s loud, she broods easily, her eggs are small and white, and she has a very small cone. The person I got her from raises, both, backyard chickens and fancy chicken breeds. I think she may have mixed up her sumatra with her other breeds. She separated the fancy ones from the backyard ones. All the observations have led me to believe it’s a Sumatra. She lost the blackness in her face after a year of having her, it was after she molted the second time.
     

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  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    She could be a hatchery type Sumatra or maybe a Sumatra mix. Doesn't look pure Sumatra to me though.
     
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  3. cstephens1987

    cstephens1987 Crowing

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    I'd say hatchery quality Sumatra
     
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  4. ColtHandorf

    ColtHandorf Crowing

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    It's possible that she is a Sumatra mix, but she doesn't look like any of the ones I've bred. She looks very game-y to me.
     
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  5. AutumnRex

    AutumnRex In the Brooder

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    She doesn’t look like anything I’ve seen, she’s so weird. Her feathers and tail are pretty but her face is a bit vulture looking. She’s not meant for egg laying and she’s super agile, that’s all the stuff that really shows.
     
  6. cstephens1987

    cstephens1987 Crowing

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    I feel like this bird is what would happen if a Sumatra and a Malay ever got it on lol
     
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