My Mcmurray rare and exotic chicken

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sesa, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. sesa

    sesa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are some pics of my free rare and exotic chicken I got from Mcmurray, does anyone know what kind of bird it is?


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  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    That looks like an Australorp...they are awesome, but not so rare, or exotic...what color are the legs? Any feathers on the legs?
     
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  3. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Black Australorp or Black Jersey Giant. What I've heard is if the undersides of the feet are yellow then it's a BJG. If they're black, then it's a BA. If you want to know the gender, please post a couple more pics using Wynette's suggestions: https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=207665
     
  4. Donner

    Donner Out Of The Brooder

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    You are lucky you can tell which one is likely your rare and exotic. I got the rainbow layers assortment and there are arguably 4-5 that look like I only have one of that type. So, which one is the "rare" is hard to tell. I think there is a white brahma, there might be a black jersey giant or Australorp that looks like yours, potentially a silver leghorn, a grey colored one with feathers on its feet, and a brown one that is growing up to look a little different from the other brown chickens that is either a missex or it could be some rare.

    I am giving them a few more weeks before I take another crack at trying to figure out what is what.
     
  5. Louieandthecrew

    Louieandthecrew I am actually a female!

    I agree with Australorp [​IMG] But, it could be a Langshan [​IMG]
     
  6. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    BA or JG I'd say. And likely a rooster.

    Better than the easter eggers everyone usually gets.
     
  7. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could also be a Black Langshan, but I figured the OP would of mentioned and/or pictured its feathered legs. Probably a rooster. How old is it?
     
  8. purr

    purr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I ordered a silver leghorn and she is my friendliest bird , her name is Lady and she follows us all over the yard and lands on my shoulder too
     
  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Looks to me like an Australorp. Probably the least of "rare and exotic" you can get. [​IMG]

    If it grows a tad bigger than the others and has yellow soles, it's a Jersey Giant.
     

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