Our little girl

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

  1. dixielife74

    dixielife74 In the Brooder

    Feb 1, 2015
    Hattiesburg, MS
    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.
    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 Chirping

    Nov 21, 2014
    Western Massachussetts
    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 Dorking Queen Premium Member 7 Years

    Jun 9, 2011
    My Coop
    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

    Edited for wording, sorry...
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2015
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    Your bird looks like an Old English Game or Old English Game mix to me. She's very pretty!

  5. dixielife74

    dixielife74 In the Brooder

    Feb 1, 2015
    Hattiesburg, MS
    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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