Mystery Bantam!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Amberthyme, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. Amberthyme

    Amberthyme In the Brooder

    Rosie is actually our first chicken. She walked into our lives in March of this year and now we have added 4 more chooks to the family![​IMG]
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/98658_img_1465.jpg
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    Since she adopted us I was hoping someone would be able to help me identify her breed. If I've done my research right she is a Dutch bantam but I'd love the opinion of ore experience chicken folks.

    Thanks!
     
  2. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    She looks like a Dutch. Can you get a side shot of just the chicken? That would help.
     
  3. Amberthyme

    Amberthyme In the Brooder

    Here are some more pics [​IMG]
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  4. Springthing

    Springthing Chirping

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    Awww...she's a gorgeous girl, whatever she is!
     
  5. citychickx6

    citychickx6 Songster

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    I am stumped. BUT... GORGEOUS chicken!
     
  6. Silkiesandco

    Silkiesandco Songster

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    Canada eh?
    Im not sure too, a beauty all the less
     
  7. cottagechick

    cottagechick Songster

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    Quote:How big is she?
     
  8. stormylady

    stormylady Songster

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    She is beautiful!!
     
  9. Amberthyme

    Amberthyme In the Brooder

    I agree! She's a beautiful little hen. A great layer too! Rosie generally lays about 5 or more eggs a week. She layed for 8 days straight before it got super hot but most of the time it's 3 days on 1 day off. She could be laying more than I think . . . every day is an egg hunt. She used to use her nesting box but lately she's been hiding under the rosemary bushes, in the mint, under the gardenias . . .

    She's tiny! Just a handful. I can carry her around easily in the palm of my hand. I tried to use measuring tape to give her height & length in inches but she was too wiggly LOL![​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    I weighed her 1.3 lbs

    I also took a pic that will hopefully convey size.

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    Here she is near Honey, a 13 week old Rhode Island Red

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  10. Amberthyme

    Amberthyme In the Brooder

    Rosie's egg on the right. On the left is a store bought large egg.

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