think she's inbred ? Pics Added post # 11

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by 6chicks&aduck, Sep 21, 2011.

  1. 6chicks&aduck

    6chicks&aduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a barred rock that came from a hatchery, got her from a farm implement store , anyway,
    she has very short wing feathers , huge legs and feet ( named her Squatch lol ) a tuft of feathers that stick straight up on the back of her head ,a really long neck, and just stange feather quality. luv her the same, just she is all together diff from my other barred rock
    so what do you think ? [​IMG]
     
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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Maybe you should post a picture of her so we can see what you're talking about. Could be she's a mixed breed.
     
  3. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    I think she's a he.
     
  4. Blue

    Blue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If she's got big legs and feet, she could very well be a he. I had some barred rocks earlier in the year, and all the cockerels did have much fatter legs than the 1 pullet pretty early on. I didn't notice any weird feather quality, though; mine all had normal feathering and no crests/tufts.
     
  5. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    I'm thinking roo too! Because I've noticed alot of the time, some of my male chicks were very slow to feather, and had large feet and legs......

    Oh, we'd love to see a pic!

    Sharon
     
  6. 6chicks&aduck

    6chicks&aduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok i will try to get a pic today and post it
     
  7. 6chicks&aduck

    6chicks&aduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i also think i have a buff rock and a buff orp ,how do i tell the difference?
     
  8. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Buff Rocks have yellow legs and soles, Buff Orpingtons have white/pink legs and soles.
     
  9. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    6chicks&aduck :

    i also think i have a buff rock and a buff orp ,how do i tell the difference?

    If there from a hatchery, the only difference is leg color.
    Orpingtons have Pinkish/ White Legs
    Rocks have Yellow.

    Chris​
     
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  10. 6chicks&aduck

    6chicks&aduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok , thanks , both are Orps then [​IMG]
     

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