My Two new Japanese hens???? I think?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ediiee, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. ediiee

    ediiee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] my little gray hen [​IMG] and black hen ?? Are they Japanese?? I want to start a little trio breeding experiment what do you guys think?!!
     
  2. wren

    wren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They might be...the gray pattern is called birchen. The look skinny for lack of a better word. Are they young? Japanese birds are difficult to hatch...they carry a lethal gene connected with their leg length I think. Do they have short legs?
     
  3. wren

    wren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm does the birchen have and olive color foot? They look like cross breeds maybe.
     
  4. ediiee

    ediiee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got them today they are a little skinny but ima try and fatten them up.. And yeah their still young pullets , they have really really short legs its actually kinda funny seeing them walk. The gray one does have the darkish legs idk why they look like that in the light ill take some better pictures [​IMG][​IMG]
     

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