McMurray Mystery Chicken

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DaveNH, Aug 29, 2011.

  1. DaveNH

    DaveNH Out Of The Brooder

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    Here
    are two pictures of the mystery chick we got in May this year.
    We bought 25 Wyandotte (26 arrived, one passed away a week later) and this mystery chick.
    She has feathers on her feet and she's is the tough guy with the others.

    We would like to enter her in the state fair so we need to know what type of chicken she is.
    Any help would be greatly appreciated. We don't exspect to win just want to enjoy the experience.

    Thank you.
    Dave in New Hampshire.
     
  2. ThomsonCentennialFarm

    ThomsonCentennialFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dark Brahma.
     
  3. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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  4. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

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    I am not sure so I'll ley someone else take a gander at it. She is pretty though.
     
  5. EMaker

    EMaker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with the dark brahma guesses.
     
  6. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

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    Are you sure its a she? [​IMG]
     
  7. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    Quote:Actually that is a dark brahma roo. I have one just like it at home.
    ETA - [​IMG] and typically mystery chicks thrown in with orders from hatcheries are boys. He looks very nice though! [​IMG]
     
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  8. Farmer Mike

    Farmer Mike Out Of The Brooder

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    Excellent timing to join the site (karma) as I have one of those (mostly grey). She is the most friendly bird of all my hens. Now I know what I have, thanks.[​IMG]
     
  9. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

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    Quote:Actually that is a dark brahma roo. I have one just like it at home.

    yeah, the white over the shoulders are a dead giveaway...cockeral
     
  10. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    Quote:Actually that is a dark brahma roo. I have one just like it at home.

    yeah, the white over the shoulders are a dead giveaway...cockeral

    Yup, pullets have double lacing all over, no white patches. Definitely a cockerel. This is what a pullet looks like:
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