Not so sure my Jersey Giant is actually a Jersey Giant....Help?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LukeandAli, Jan 28, 2012.

  1. LukeandAli

    LukeandAli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Long story short, we got our Jersey Giant and four of her friends from a family who was shutting down their 5-bird hen house and another chicken and a duck from another family who was doing the same thing. My question is this: Is it possible for my "Giant" to not be a JG at all?

    She's pretty small in comparison to my ameracauna (she looks like a bantam next to her) and I'm pretty sure she's the smallest chicken we have. She's about 1.5 years old and lays regularly. Her feathers are solid black, but, she has a beautiful green sheen to her.

    Is it possible that she is a JG, she's just a little small; or is it possible that she's a different breed that looks similar to a JG? I'm still pretty new at this, so, I appreciate the help with my newbie questions. [​IMG]
     
  2. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    I have never seen a Jersey Giant that is smaller than an Ameraucana. Bottom of feet on Jersey Giants should be yellow. Maybe check that out. Do you have a picture?
     
  3. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. LukeandAli

    LukeandAli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll have to check her feet and post a pic. I don't have a close pic of her on my phone and I'm out and about right now. Any clue as to what she might be if she isn't a JG?
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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