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Our little girl

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dixielife74, Feb 2, 2015.

  1. dixielife74

    dixielife74 Just Hatched

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    We need some help identifying the breed of our little hen. I sort of recall the man who sold her saying something about a duck wing. Not sure what that means. She may be a mutt and if so that's just fine because we love this sweet girl.
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    We bought her and our rooster as an immature mismatched pair a year and a half ago. You can see she's quite small compared to the rooster. She lays a small white egg every 3-4 days. She has a very quiet delicate peep and is shy but loves her rooster. She never leaves his side..
     
  2. PirocaKeeper

    PirocaKeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mismatch? I'd say you have a wonderful match. If you ever hatch babies, they may be beautiful. Duckwing is referred to as the coloring and pattern of her feathers. In her case she is a silver duckwing (color and pattern, not breed). How much does she weight? Over 2 pounds? Less than 1 pound?
     
  3. pipdzipdnreadytogo

    pipdzipdnreadytogo Cluck, Quack, YAK-YAK-YAK! Premium Member

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    She isn't quite right for silver duckwing. At least in the first picture, it looks like she does not have the rosy-brown / salmon-colored chest that duckwing hens have. I would bet she's a mix. She is totally gorgeous, either way! :love


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    Last edited: Feb 2, 2015
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Your bird looks like an Old English Game or Old English Game mix to me. She's very pretty!
     
  5. dixielife74

    dixielife74 Just Hatched

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    Thank you for your comment. She is less than a pound. She hatched 5 chicks last summer that my sister took to her coop. Sadly something got into the coop and got them and my sister's silkies.
     

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