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Our newest girl. Can anyone help with breed identification?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by merkoch, Jan 10, 2016.

  1. merkoch

    merkoch New Egg

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    Sorry the pictures aren't better. She is very fast and not at all interested in having her picture taken.

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    Can anyone help?
     
  2. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Game mix would be my guess.

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. showinbirds

    showinbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. amyschickens1

    amyschickens1 Out Of The Brooder

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    game mix
    If she is fast it sounds like a game mix
     
  7. amyschickens1

    amyschickens1 Out Of The Brooder

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    These are all old English game hens
    If she is fast she is a flighty breed
    Can she sometimes be aggressive to your other more docile hens
    were did you get her from and did you see her parents?
     
  8. Doc McCluckins

    Doc McCluckins Out Of The Brooder

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    I would agree that she is a game hen. The longer tail feathers are a good indicator as well. She shares some similarities to the Kelso line of game chickens. This is one of those
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    They are flighty birds but make excellent mothers!
     
  9. merkoch

    merkoch New Egg

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    I think she definitely was a game hen. I say "was" because we had to re-home her. She was so flighty that she would not stay in the run. 4-5 times a day we would find her out of the run. And she was so fast and flighty that it took me and both of my kids to strategically get her back in the run. Luckily we have a friend with chickens and they free range on his land. She was a perfect fit for him, not so much for our backyard girls. :)
     

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