Need help!! Can anyone tell me what breed my hen is?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by shay20, Oct 6, 2008.

  1. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    Hello, I need help to figure out acxacly what breed my hen is, I thought she was a Black Dutch Bantam, I had them tested today for there blood work to be done, The gentalman said he dont think she is a Dutch becouse she is a tad bigger, and her earlobes and crown and wattles are a little bigger than a dutch.
    She has white earlobes
    she has black legs
    she is bantam
    sha has white small eggs
    Here is a pic of her at 4 months, she is now 5 and a half months. in the pics her earlobes, crown, wattles are smaller than now.
    Any suggestions?
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  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Maybe a bantam Black Minorca.
     
  3. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    Quote:wow she does look like a minorca. [​IMG]
     
  4. cyanne

    cyanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dunno, but she looks a lot like my black dutch bantam...Would have to see them side by side to tell...her legs may be a tad longer than my hen's. But then I guess individuals do vary within a breed. [​IMG]
     
  5. GopherBoyFarms

    GopherBoyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    Vancouver WA
    I would say minorca....but I know nothing about those miniture chickens...I have a regular minorca

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  6. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
    Oklahoma
  7. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    Quote:does urs lay white or brown eggs? [​IMG]
     
  8. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    If she is from a hatchery she could still be a Dutch. My first Dutch were an accidental shipment from McMurray. The girls weighed 1.5 pounds when fully grown.

    A bantam Minorca should weigh around 1.75 pounds.

    Matt
     
  9. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    Thank you everyone for your help, Now I belive that she is a Minorca, becouse she lays white eggs, and dutch lays brown eggs, and she does not stand like a dutch.
     

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