Looking for help with breed identification

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rusty_038, Dec 7, 2009.

  1. rusty_038

    rusty_038 Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 4, 2007
    Gardena, CA
    Attached is a picture of our new addition to our family. Her name is Ginger and we adopted her from the LA animial shelter. She seems a little on the younger side (8-9 mo is my best guess) and she is currently laying medium sized white eggs. She is a mottled reddish brown with a dark red head and a yellow beak. She has a long black tail and her wings have black/brown flight feathers with a little white near the tip. Her legs are long with yellow feet and a narrow body. She was picked up as a stray and had been at the shelter since September. She has a docile demeaner when we handle her and likes to be held. We are trying to integrate her with our other two hens, a Golden-Laced Wyandotte and a Golden Sebright. She is aggressive towards the others. It will probably take a little time for them to get to know each other.

    Thanks in advance,

    Last edited: Dec 7, 2009
  2. chseeads

    chseeads Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2009
    Bloomington, Indiana
    To me she looks like a cornish mix of some sort maybe.
  3. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

    Sep 4, 2009
    I think she looks like maybe a mix with some game in her, and maybe not as old as you think. I wouldn't think Cornish, especially with the size of her comb. I have some Cornish hens and theirs is still very small and they are about 9-months old.
    If she is laying and you aren't breeding or showing, then you have a good girl.
  4. rusty_038

    rusty_038 Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 4, 2007
    Gardena, CA
    Could she possibly have some American Game in her?

  5. cybercat

    cybercat Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 22, 2007
    Greeneville, Tn
    For some reason what comes to mind when I saw her was a Aseel mix.
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2009
  6. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2008
    I would say definately a game mix.
  7. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    I am thinking aseel as well...
  8. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 24, 2009
    I agree that she might have game in her. White eggs and aggression toward other bird is dominate in game. Be careful trying to introduce to the other hens. IF she has game in her she has a high chance of killing them, but lower chance if completely free range because the other hens will run.
    good luck
  9. Poultry Master

    Poultry Master Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 28, 2009
    Looks like it has aseel in it to me.
  10. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Quote:I agree.

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