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not sure about this one

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Elapid, Feb 6, 2017.

  1. Elapid

    Elapid New Egg

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    I've figured out all my chickens except this one.
    maybe a minorca?
    thanks in advance! :)

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  2. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    It looks like minorcas have grayer legs and much bigger ear lobes. How big is it and how old?

    ETA Is that a same age Ancona behind it (for size reference)?
     
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  3. Elapid

    Elapid New Egg

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    yes, the ancona behind it is approximately the same age. late feb 2016 hatch. the eggs aren't paper-white, either. ancona egg on the left, unknown chicken's egg on right. i was looking through breed pics and the andalusian comb looks the same as this one's.

    edit: i think that's it! Black Andalusian.
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  4. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    Possibly a dark brown Leghorn?
     
  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe a Minorca x Brown Leghorn cross. Would explain the light legs and red leakage.
     
  6. Elapid

    Elapid New Egg

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    i got them all from a feed store. she told me what they all were, but i didn't know anything about chickens and the names all whirled around in my head until they became gibberish. lol. now, a year on, they all seem obvious. point being, i don't recall her mentioning any crosses. there are two sicilian buttercups, a la fleche, an ancona, and ameraucana and a buff orpington. and this one. lol. it doesn't really matter except that it'll drive me a bit bonkers if i don't know.
    :D and i do recall her saying something about a leghorn... idk. for the longest time i thought the ancona was the leghorn.
     
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  7. Elapid

    Elapid New Egg

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    pretty sure the bird in question is the 3rd from the left.
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    should be the bird on the far right in the lower image
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  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    The color is wrong for a Minorca. I suppose it could be a hatchery quality one, though.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
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