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New rescue- blue splash with orange eyes?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lgyure85, Dec 24, 2016.

  1. lgyure85

    lgyure85 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    An employee at the local zoo found this pretty girl limping along the side of the road and picked her up, so I took her in. We're working through some respiratory stuff,but she's pretty healthy, and extremely sweet otherwise. I just can't figure out what she is![​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. lgyure85

    lgyure85 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A good picture of her face and eyes
     
  3. Grub Digger

    Grub Digger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like a barred rock mix going through molt. Her stance and thick legs look similar to one of my cornish cross pullets.
     
  4. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    The colour combo looks to be lavender splash?


    Not sure of Breed? Possible it is an Orpington cross.......?



    Cheers!
     
  5. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    It looks like some of @lpatelski cool Meat birds that she breeds!
     
  6. lgyure85

    lgyure85 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @Grub Digger, she is definitely molting, and has some pretty bad feathers coming in, presumably from poor diet previously.

    Thanks for the input!
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Looks like a mixed breed cockerel to me.
     
  8. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    I think it's a mix breed hen. Nothing about it resembles a cockerel @donrae
     
  9. donrae

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    I'm looking at redness and amount of comb for the size of the bird, plus those tree trunk legs. Not knowing the age makes it less of a sure thing, but I'm banking on cockerel. For the OP I hope I'm wrong......
     
  10. holm25

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    She is obviously a Cornish cross cross of some sort. Which would explain the tree trunks for legs.
     

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