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Silver Bantam...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jrsqlc, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. jrsqlc

    jrsqlc Obsessed with Peafowl

    Dec 22, 2009
    Northwest Ohio
    Well I am pretty sure she is a she, but have no clue as to the breed.
    It has leg color similar to my EE's...and the face muffs or tuffs...I'm not sure what they are called
    It dont crow and has yet to lay an egg at 9 months...so I am lost
    Can the experts help me?


    Thanks everyone!!!
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2010
  2. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

    Jul 13, 2008
    Braymer Missouri
    You can tell, not only because that is a common color pattern, but she has muffs as well.
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2010
  3. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

    Jun 27, 2008
    West Central Ohio
    That would be an EE hen. And she has muffs, not tufts. Araucanas have the tufts.
  4. GraceAK

    GraceAK Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 28, 2009
    Eagle River, AK
    I think you have a little EE hen!
    Great coloring on her, too! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2010
  5. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

    Apr 19, 2009
    Fall Creek Falls TN
    looks like she'll be laying any time too [​IMG]
  6. ckseals

    ckseals Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 4, 2009
    Rancho Cucamonga
    EE hen. Mine looks JUST like her and I was on here not too long ago with pics of her asking because she was so different, but she hadn't crowed nor had she laid. Everyone told me different things, and a few weeks later she was giving me beautiful, healthy, GREEN eggs! Wow, she looks JUST like yours!
  7. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

    Sep 4, 2009
    Try giving her a bit of a protein boost. You can accomplish this with feeding her any of a few things: cooked and cooled rolled oats (the real stuff, not instant), cooked and cooled eggs, and my high protein booster, calf manna. That is what got my lazy butt hens laying again and even my 19-week old Australorp pullet. She is looking red around the comb, so she is probably close to laying those EE eggs. Plus the days getting noticeably longer gets them going too.
    Good luck, she is a very pretty girl.
  8. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    EE hen
  9. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 24, 2009
    Agree EE hen
  10. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    yep EE bantam

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