Mystery hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kristinanne80, Aug 2, 2014.

  1. Kristinanne80

    Kristinanne80 Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone have any idea what breed this is? She looks like a RIR sorta bit with a rose comb and almost purple in color??[​IMG]
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  2. Basskids08

    Basskids08 Chick Logging

    It does look like a RIR and they can come with rose combs!

    Wanted to ask where you got it from? They are pretty rare but not impossible to have!
     
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  3. Kristinanne80

    Kristinanne80 Out Of The Brooder

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    My sons teacher got them from a friend so she could let the class hatched them. We took 2 but one died after a few weeks :-( this one though is amazing. She is so beautiful and HUGE she is a few weeks younger them my other hens and towers over them. When the light hits her just right she looks like a deep purple.

    What breeds are crosse to get this type of RIR?
     
  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    That a young rooster and may be a Rhode Island Red Cross do to all the Black feathers.

    Quote: Red Java, Red Mala, Light Brahama, Shanghai, (not to be confused with todays Cochin) with passably some Wyandotte or Dark Brown Leghorn added.
     
  5. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    definate rooster. may be a partridge wyandotte, but the colors not quite right, may be a mix.

    looks like all your others are hens though [​IMG]
     

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