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Meet Henrietta!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by SpinningJenny, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. SpinningJenny

    SpinningJenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Henrietta came to us after being hatched by an elementary class, adopted by some well-meaning hippy types, then passed to a friend. Her flock was decimated by a fox, and she was the only one left. She came to us alone, lovely and a little nervous, but has become such a sweet little girl! She loves me,tolerates my toddler, and terrorizes our tiny terrier. Here she is just making sure my phone and fingertips aren't hiding anything tasty. :) Any ideas about her breed would be nice! We got her with zero info. We think she is about 3 yrs old.

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  2. chcknluvr

    chcknluvr Out Of The Brooder

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    OH MY GOODNESS!!! We have a hen that looks very similar (also!) named Henrietta! Sadly, we don't know what breed our Henrietta is either!
     
  3. wolf-hen300

    wolf-hen300 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a hen that looks like that too! Her name is midnight I believe she is a speckled sussex
     
  4. SpinningJenny

    SpinningJenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh how interesting! Imagine Henrietta is not an unusual name for a chicken, but to have another that looks very similar makes it uncanny! Post a picture!
     
  5. SpinningJenny

    SpinningJenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think she's a Speckled Sussex. She doesn't have any white speckles. She looks closest to a Black Sex Link (what a name!), but not quite. Maybe she's a cross breed of a Speckled Sussex and a Black Sex Link. She does have white flight feathers!
     
  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    I'm glad Henrietta has found a good home with you! I agree, she isn't 100% SS but very well could be a mix. Thanks for sharing her pictures!
     
  7. SpinningJenny

    SpinningJenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! She's going to get some sisters soon too, so she won't be a lonely fowl for long. :) I'll brag about them in a post when they hatch!!!!!
     

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