Mystery Calendar Chicken

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickyMomm, Feb 5, 2014.

  1. ChickyMomm

    ChickyMomm Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi guys! I bought the 2014-Chicken calendar, and saw this beautiful lady when I flipped to February! I've been searching everywhere and now I thought I should just take a picture, post it, and hope for the best. I really love the way her feathers are and was wondering what breed it is! I'm not an expert in chicken breeds, so I'm stumped. Could I have some help?
     
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    If its the 2014 byc calendar, just go through that thread to see who owns her....but she looks like a cochin
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a Cochin or Cochin bantam, not sure on the variety.
     
  4. Beakz

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    definitely buff brahma
     
  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Brahmas have pea combs, this bird has a single comb. :)
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It's a cochin hen, looks like a mixed color. Not much for scale, but she looks like a bantam. Cochins are known for being very rounded, with the poofy tail and feathered legs. They're also quiet, docile birds that go broody fairly often. And in weird places......[​IMG]
    like a feeder! Silly girl.....

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    She kept knocking the makeshift lid off the top of the feeder to keep trying to brood there, I finally had to tie it on with baling twine. Didn't want her going broody right then--it was late fall.

    But, now it's coming up on spring and I think she's getting interested again!
     

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