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Mottled Java or Speckled Sussex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by EHook518, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. EHook518

    EHook518 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got this pullet yesterday. The woman said she was a Speckled Sussex but she is black not brown. Could she be a Java?
    Thanks!
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  2. AraucanaAnnie

    AraucanaAnnie Chillin' With My Peeps

    She could be a Java! They are rare, so it would be a lucky find. I agree that she doesn't look like a sussex. She's very pretty!
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    A closer shot of her head would be helpful. What color are her legs? Javas have yellow skin and dark shanks, Sussex have white legs.
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    looks like a java but if she gets white earlobes I'd say a anacona
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    java
     
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Java - can see the pics much better on my computer than my phone
     
  7. EHook518

    EHook518 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She has dark shanks and the bottom of her feet are yellowish, she has red earlobes. I think she is very pretty too, happy with the mix up! She is very sweet and quiet. She hasn't started laying yet, she hatched in August. Thanks for the help!
     
  8. banjoejoe4783

    banjoejoe4783 VILLAMIL FARMS

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    she is defanatly motteled and not speckled but because the person that sold her to you did not know what she was she could be anything including a cross of some kind but she is DEFANATLY MOTTELED in color
     
  9. kajo

    kajo New Egg

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    it is a speckled java it is a rare breed so keep it
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a Mottled Java. Pretty bird!
     

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