It's probably a chicken... :D

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Margaret1448, Nov 1, 2016.

  1. Margaret1448

    Margaret1448 New Egg

    Jun 24, 2016
    San Fernando Valley, L.A.
    Hi, Folks; I'm mystified! I'm using a new photo editing software and don't know how to post a pic yet, but I've found a young fowl which appears to be a cross between a chicken, a duck and a pigeon. I'm sure it's young - it peeps quite lyrically - but is fully feathered (white), and has school bus yellow feet and beak (bill?). Its feet are slightly (only slightly) webbed. Its bill/beak is short - like a pigeon's. It scratches and wallows, and it perches on the broomstick perch my chickens have. It also has what may be the beginning of a comb at the top of its beak.
    I must admit, I feel pretty silly asking folks - my husband is sure it's a chicken, but those neon feet!! I looked at pix for an hour, and still don't see anything that looks right - except cartoon ducks!
    Any thoughts? Thanks! :D
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Sounds like a chicken, but for sure it is not a chicken/duck/pigeon.
  3. GabrielBane

    GabrielBane Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 20, 2016
    Look into varieties of pheasant or even Guinea Hens, best of luck to ya!~

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