Our mystery hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by gitanesteel, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. gitanesteel

    gitanesteel Out Of The Brooder

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    I wasn't able to get a great photo of our mystery hen this morning - she was too impatient. She is the lone survivor of our original five and is black with green highlights on the feathers. Any help on identifying the breed would be appreciated.

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  2. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Looks like a Black Australorp.
     
  3. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Agreed!
     
  4. noitulover

    noitulover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    agreed! she should have a single comb as well!
     
  5. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Quote:Yours would be Black Sex-links then. The difference between yours and the OP's is that yours will have a varying degree of reddish brown in their chest/head/neck area. The OP's is completely black.
     
  7. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with the Black Australorp, does she have kinda u shaped back? mine are very curvey girls as apposed to my other black girls who have a more straight or flatter back, thats how I can spot my two Australorps right away when there in a croud. LOL
     
  8. LupineLass

    LupineLass Out Of The Brooder

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    Australorp !

    Just thought I'd agree with everyone else, plus [​IMG] it's an exact match for my hens.
     
  9. gitanesteel

    gitanesteel Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the help - at least we can respond to our friends when they ask us what breed she is.
     

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