Mystery Chicken - What breed am I?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CAChickenNewbee, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. CAChickenNewbee

    CAChickenNewbee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got this little chick from a neighbor, who got it from a little girl, who knocked on his door (he has a ranch) and tearfully begged him to take the chick as her parents wouldn't let her keep it. I think it's a girl, I am guessing maybe 4-5 weeks old. She has feathered feet and bright yellow legs. I tried to capture the underside of her wings, which are black, even though her outer body feathers are white. She has a nice collar and a turned-down tail. Can anyone help with breed, sex and age?
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  2. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks to be a light Brahma. One of my favorite breeds... [​IMG]
     
  3. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aw, what a cute little light brahma. Makes you want to cuddle her!
     
  4. CAChickenNewbee

    CAChickenNewbee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome. Always wanted a brahma. She is a cuddler. I'm pretty sure this is probably a school hatched chicken project....
    Unfortunately she will have to be a loner for a few weeks until she can hold her own with my four month old silkies and polish - She may just have a stint as a house chicken. Wait until I break that to my DH. Thank you.
     
  5. chickenseller94

    chickenseller94 New Egg

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    it is a light brahma...beautiful birds...big birds too... roosters get up to 12 lbs
     
  6. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Light Brahma, probably a hen. [​IMG]
     
  7. HighNDryFarm

    HighNDryFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I vote Brahma pullet too....also, did you get your Polish in CA? I've been looking like crazy for a breeder in Northern CA. I also have an EE/Brahma cockerel that would love to be her man! [​IMG]
     
  8. kemclaughlin

    kemclaughlin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a bantam light brahma that I gave away. He was a sweet little thing though.

    You're in El Cajon? I grew up in Santee! My mom lives in Vista and I am trying to talk her into getting a few hens.
     

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