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New chicken! What Breed??!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kcarlino, Dec 28, 2015.

  1. kcarlino

    kcarlino New Egg

    Dec 28, 2015
    I had a chicken wonder on to my property and seems to have joined my flock. Do you know what type she is? Thank you!
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    Is she bantam? Looks like some sort of game fowl.
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    The head especially looks very "gamey"
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  4. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Looks to be a gamefowl hen. Color looks like Wheaten. This is actually a relatively common occurence, Gamehens will occasionally get loose and are very capable of surviving on their own until they find a new flock. They are lovely birds, my favorite type, so you should have fun with her. They usually aren't the greatest layers but sometimes one might surprise you - I have a girl who looks similar to yours and while she comes to a dead stop once cold sets in, she lays me a steady 5 eggs/week in the spring and summer.
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  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    X2 on QueenMisha's post.

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