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Need some help with this girl

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AsbillHomestead, Jun 3, 2016.

  1. AsbillHomestead

    AsbillHomestead Just Hatched

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    My wife and i bought 20 australorp chicks back in april. We got home and noticed there were 4 crosses in the mix. We were not upset though because they were great looking crosses. We asked her what she had on her farm, and she said 1 australorp roo and the hens were australorp hens, faverolle hens, and 1/2 aracauna 1/2 cochin hens. Soooooo, what do you guys think?
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    If it has five toes on one or both feet, it's offspring of the Faverolles. If not, it's offspring of the Easter Egger/Cochin hens. ("Araucanas" are very rare and most likely your friend means mislabeled Easter Eggers).
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Is it rumpless, or is that just the picture?
     
  4. AsbillHomestead

    AsbillHomestead Just Hatched

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    Thank you QueenMisha! After reading your comment, i dug a little deeper and i believe you're absolutely right. I just read an article titled, "Araucana Americana Easter Egger Olive Egger, What's the difference" great read.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Queen Misha
     
  6. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    howfunkyisurchicken asked a very good question, is it "rumpless" which it looks like in the lower picture. If it is, it's part Araucana, they are rumpless.
     
  7. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Forgot to add, very interesting looking bird! Glad you kept it and hope to see more pictures as they develop.
     
  8. AsbillHomestead

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    Here she is! :)
     
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  9. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does she have a tail? She looks "rumpless" = no tail You'll be glad you kept HER, beautiful pullet
     
  10. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    From that angle she appears to have a tail, so not rumpless. She also appears to be a HE. Those bright red patches throughout the feathers are a male trait.
     

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