Please help identify breed!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by whimsykim, Jun 11, 2016.

  1. whimsykim

    whimsykim New Egg

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    We rescued this girl by happenstance, she came from a poultry factory....can anyone help me identify her breed??
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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Possibly a White Plymouth Rock
     
  3. whimsykim

    whimsykim New Egg

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    Thank you!!
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Probably a cornish cross. By poultry factory, do you mean meat birds? If so, that's what she is. If you intend to keep her as a pet, you'll need to do some research. There are lots of threads here about keeping meaties as pets. sometimes it works, more often they don't live very long.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree Cornish cross literally eat themselves to death and are processed when only 10-12 weeks of age.
     
  6. whimsykim

    whimsykim New Egg

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    Thank you for all the info...after researching, I'm almost certain she's a Cornish cross...exhibits all the traits and characteristics I've read about on this forum....yep, she came from a place that raises all meat birds so this matches up. Super helpful all!
     
  7. Lincy

    Lincy Out Of The Brooder

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    Good luck with her! I had a cornish cross that lived over 2 happy/healthy years. I have heard of others that lived longer.
     

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