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Name that chicken

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mamaKate, Sep 9, 2008.

  1. mamaKate

    mamaKate Songster

    Sep 9, 2008
    SE MO
    I bought two hens from a farmer many years ago;[​IMG] he said they were "Dominikers". I assume he meant Dominiques and I'm fairly certain he was wrong. I've been trying to replace them for years. I finally found a picture. Can anyone "Name that chicken"? [​IMG] Thanks.
  2. Jades Chickens

    Jades Chickens Songster

    Apr 21, 2008
    Well they may be california whites. If they were they would lay white eggs and be about the same size as a leghorn. It is also very unlikely they would be broody, though there are always exceptions to the rule.
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    cHARMIN. Northern. Snowball. Coconut. Meringue. Sugar. flour. Salt. Mary (as in virgin). 300 thread count. Um, I guess I could go on an on....
  4. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

    Jan 1, 2008
    That looks like the color is Excequer. I was going to say orpington but the tail isnt right. She looks large to be a leghorn (californie white?) but maybe thats the way they are. Pretty.

    ETA Maybe she is just puffing out because of the chicks. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2008
  5. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

    Apr 22, 2008
    I would guess california white also.
  6. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    Definitely not a Dominique but oh my gorgeous!!!!! I have no clue but I would sure like a chickie that looks like her!!!!!
  7. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

    Jan 1, 2008


    Splash Orpington Bantam , not the same I know, but pretty
    Last edited: Sep 10, 2008
  8. coffeelady3

    coffeelady3 Froths Milk for Hard Cash

    Jun 26, 2008
    Tacoma, WA
  9. mamaKate

    mamaKate Songster

    Sep 9, 2008
    SE MO
    Thanks for the input. After checking out all the suggestions, I'm pretty sure it's a California White. I even
    found a source to buy them---Welp Hatchery in Iowa.
    I'm so glad I dicovered BYC, you guys are the best![​IMG]

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