Mystery Gift Hen - Cochin X?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jloeffler, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. Jloeffler

    Jloeffler Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2011
    Northeast NC
    I have only had chickens for 5 months. A friend gifted me this hen from her flock she was trying to pare down. She raised her from a chick but wasn't sure what breed she is. My kids call her "Pretty". Anyone with more experience than me who can identify her? Sorry the pictures are weird, had to use my phone since I can't find the cables to my brand new camera!! Thank you for the help!

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  2. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    She looks like a Faverolles without a beard. How many toes does she have?
     
  3. Jloeffler

    Jloeffler Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2011
    Northeast NC
    She has four toes, her legs are the same color as my orps and they are feathered on the outside.
     
  4. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's so pretty!

    I think you have the results of a tryst between a Faverolle and an Orpington. She looks really fluffy!
     
  5. NicoleRM

    NicoleRM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe a wheaten Marans?
     
  6. Jloeffler

    Jloeffler Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2011
    Northeast NC
    Thank you! She's a little skittish because her previous owner didn't handle her chickens at all but my rid roo likes her a lot!! Poor girl, I hope the other hens I have aren't too slow maturing! Though shes older than him and not afraid to put him in his place if he gets too frisky!
     
  7. snyd08

    snyd08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    orphington X w/ production red i would guess.
     
  8. snyd08

    snyd08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    or not.. didnt see the feathered shanks
     
  9. chics in the sun

    chics in the sun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That was my first guess, too. Is she laying yet? If the eggs are darker brown, that may be it.
     
  10. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 27, 2008
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    she looks just like my red cochin (Reba) from Ideal[​IMG] she is the red chicken in the middle.
     
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