Newer Chicken Mom - What did I buy?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by justonemorehen, Oct 5, 2015.

  1. justonemorehen

    justonemorehen New Egg

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    Bought this little lady at an auction as a rare speckled orpington pullet. I am really new to chickens but she doesn't match what I Google. Thinking maybe a black cuckoo orpington? Not a great picture. She has some long, skinny feathers on her neck and all around her rump (not saddle feathers). I describe her as very fluffy or messy feathers. She is very soft and has flesh colored feet. Ideas? And is she a pullet? I don't know her age.[​IMG]
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Looks like either a Cuckoo Marans or Barred Plymouth Rock.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I can't see its legs, but if they are white (or pinkish), its a Cuckoo Marans (which I suspect is the case looking at the loose barred pattern). However if the legs are yellow, it's a Barred Rock.
     
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