Suprise flock

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by flocking nuts, Jun 14, 2016.

  1. flocking nuts

    flocking nuts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We recently moved into a house in an agricultural area, and was thrilled that we would be able to get chickens. Workers at the avacodo grove on the othe side of the fence found a hen on a nest right on the other side of the fence. I thought she just got there since we hadn't seen her, and the dog didn't seem to either. Not expecting her to hatch anything soon, and because I expected her to take them back home (wherever that is/was) we went to the feed store to get our flock. We got 6 chicks; 3 black austrolopes (2f/1m) a white leghorn, a Rhode Island red, and a light brahma. That night the hens eggs start hatching. 10 eggs hatched. The last was late, and she was out foraging with the other nine. It was a stormy day, and the chick was shaking, so now we have 7. I dont know what she is or her chicks. The chicks might be too young to tell, but im not even sure about mama.
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  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Just from the little I can see, she looks like a game... or a game fowl mix... they're supposed to be one of the best broodys there is...
     
  3. flocking nuts

    flocking nuts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does this pic help?

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  4. BabyandCotton

    BabyandCotton Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Game fowl mix
     
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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    She's a game mix. Some areas of Florida have quite the feral chicken population, and that's what a lot of them seem to be. The chicks are a mix of whatever momma is and whatever the local rooster(s) is/are. So basically, they're feral game fowl.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    game flock mix, and her babies are adorable.
     
  7. flocking nuts

    flocking nuts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! She is much friendlier than I expected a bloody hen to be. She'll already eat out of our hands. The one we adopted has a brown stripe down its back, but her chicks are some of the cutest I've ever seen.
     

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