not sure on breed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by paiglebob, Jan 6, 2015.

  1. paiglebob

    paiglebob In the Brooder

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    Does anyone have any idea what this girl may be? Shes from a breeder but I lost his contact info as I've had her since she was a chick.. any ideas thanks! Also I live in australia :) p.s sorry for bad photos shes got 2 little chickies and is camera shy [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. paiglebob

    paiglebob In the Brooder

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    Her had has a little bit of an afro
     
  3. popsicle

    popsicle Songster

    Reminds me a bit of a Sulmtaler, but I think they should have white ears.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    My first guess would be a mix, but I'm not all that familiar with Australian breeds.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    I'm thinking mix, too.
     
  6. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    What color are her legs? If they're a slate/willow color then my guess is an Araucana Mix, since Aussie Araucanas are crested and tailed. She's very pretty anyways! :)
     
  7. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    X2. Neither am I. She may well be pure bred, just a breed we do not have here in the US.
     
  8. rainbowrooster

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    The term "breeder" is often loosely used. Maybe the breeder just hatches mixed breed birds for fun.
     
  9. paiglebob

    paiglebob In the Brooder

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    Sorry, he breeds his birds to be of a show standard keeping them segregated and he sells his 'pure' fertilized eggs for a living. I assumed thats what a breeder meant. I know nothing about breeds but we did buy eggs off him so we would have nice purebreds :)
     
  10. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    She could be a purebred, as someone said earlier different countries have different types of breeds. But sometimes accidents happen and Roos or hens can get into other pens, hens do carry sperm for up to at least 3 weeks. Or he coulda been dishonest, it is hard to tell.
    Either way, if you are happy with her, then that is what counts! :)
     

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