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Stray bird. What is she?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AK Baha, Nov 10, 2013.

  1. AK Baha

    AK Baha Songster

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    My son in law brought a stray chicken to me. Anybody know what she may be? I will try to get better pics tomorrow.
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  2. thompson88

    thompson88 In the Brooder

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    Maybe a splash of some sort
     
  3. AK Baha

    AK Baha Songster

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    Anybody else?
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    She's a mix--those feathered legs show one feathered leg parent. Looking at her, I was thinking one of the leghorn based hybrid layers--there are so many of them I don't keep up with the brand names. She looks to have white earlobes, so maybe a white egg layer once she starts. She also looks a little gamey, but that could just be leghorn blood and the pics that don't show her body type well.
     
  5. AK Baha

    AK Baha Songster

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    Ty,I will get better pics today. Her earlobes are actually a turquoise.
     
  6. AK Baha

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    Got a couple more pics.
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  7. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Crowing

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    mixed breed
     

  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Does she have 5 toes? With the turquoise lobes, dark skin, feathered legs she may have some silkie a few generations back. Otherwise, just a pretty mixed breed hen. Probably a mix of mixes, a classic Barnyard Mix.
     
  9. AK Baha

    AK Baha Songster

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    Yes she does have 5 toes. A couple are missing probably from frost bite. She was left in a ditch.Could not let her try to make it through the winter all alone.
     

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