Lavender/Buff mottled hen, what is she?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Radhanuga, Sep 2, 2014.

  1. Radhanuga

    Radhanuga Out Of The Brooder

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    The pics do not do her justice. She is beautiful lavender and buff, the lavender being very blue in the day light. She looks mottled/spotted, she's a year old, 5 toes, white ears, grey blue feet. Hasn't laid an egg yet, we just got her 3 days ago.

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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a mixed breed to me, since she doesn't fit any breed/variety that I know of. Pretty hen!
     
  3. WyandotteIndeed

    WyandotteIndeed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My first guess would be silkie cross as they are very common, but looking at her, she could also be a dorking cross. She has the shape/type of a dorking and no crest as is usually present in first generation silkie crosses. Most of the 5-toed ;birds are crested accept for the dorkings. The color however is more common in silkies and is usually called "porcelain." My best guess would be a 2nd generation silkie cross because of the lack of crest and heavier type, but has retained the dark legs, 5 toes and porcelain color. She is an absolutely beautiful bird.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I would say that's a good, logical, educated guess, and you're right, she is a stunning bird.
     
  6. Radhanuga

    Radhanuga Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you :)
     
  7. Michael OShay

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    You're welcome.
     

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