sumatra age and coloring

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rosiekitty94, Sep 21, 2013.

  1. rosiekitty94

    rosiekitty94 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]I recently attended a poultry swap and bought this beautiful Sumatra female. However I forgot to ask how old she was. I know other sumatras look glossy and black. However, this one looks greyish blueish. Also, she's HEAVY! She was only $10 so she was worth it no matter what age but I just wanted to know what her coloring was called and how old you think she is. Also, there are some small, reddish-brownish feathers on her neck. Pictures below
     
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  2. rosiekitty94

    rosiekitty94 Out Of The Brooder

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    or above either one...
     
  3. TheJadeChicken

    TheJadeChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like a blue in coloring. But I thought Sumatras have darker skin and are small? This looks like a bigger breed of hen.
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    the birds color is blue but not a sumatra
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't think that she is a Sumatra, as the skin color is wrong, and she looks too large. Her color is blue.
     
  7. jaybobrenn

    jaybobrenn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a blue copper marans to me
     
  8. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    does she have a single or pea comb? as for age, this bird doesn't seem to be laying yet, so probably around 4 to 5 months old
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    She is not a Sumatra, as they have dark skin, pea combs, and are light in build. I think that she looks like a Blue Copper Marans, probably about 4-5 months of age. She's a beautiful hen!
     

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