My black chicken ♡

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MoniqueStevens, Oct 2, 2016.

  1. MoniqueStevens

    MoniqueStevens New Egg

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    When I got him/her. I have no idea his/her breed. Any ideas?

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    This is him/her at 4 months

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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please post photos at "what breed or gender is this." They like to see head shots (showing comb) and also standing profile, to check for other gender & breed characteristics.

    Welcome to Backyard chickens.
     
  3. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hi there and welcome to Backyard chickens! You definitely have a hen there. Were her wing tips white when she was little? That is a telltale sign of a Black Australorp. I would go with Black Australorp, unless she is a Jersey giant. You can post in this page for further verification: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this. And here is a picture of my Black Australorp as a pullet about your chickens age:
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  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. I agree with D/Diva that posting on the breed / gender thread will be helpful to you. If you take a pic with the chicken standing naturally, rather than holding it, it would be great (but not necessarily easy, i know [​IMG]).

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  5. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

    I agree, definitely post in the breed/gender forum with better photos. From these photos I'd guess you're dealing with a Sumatra (that chick's comb is definitely something pea-rose like) but it's hard to be sure without seeing the entire bird.
     
  6. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Oh, I forgot about those, you are probably right.
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and :welcome. Happy you joined our community! Pretty chicken! :)
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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