WE HAVE EGGS! Now, what color are they? What breed is this hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Hennypen, Jun 14, 2009.

  1. Hennypen

    Hennypen Songster

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    We found her nest!! In our hayroom of all places. We've never seen her in there. 4 small pinkish/tan eggs. Or what color would you call them? The big white is from the grocery store.

    Does this give any hint to breed now?

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    She was found sitting on rotten dark dark brown eggs.

    Now that she's at our farm, how do we encourage her to lay more eggs?

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  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    i don/t know if penedesencas come in blue or if that is a bantam if they come in bantam, but that would be my guess, due to the pale whitish ear lobes... anyone else hazard a guess? she sure is a beauty!
     
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  3. Hennypen

    Hennypen Songster

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    Thanks, I'd like to get more like her. She was a rescue case. My parents found her sitting on eggs at one of their rental houses but couldn't bring her to us at that time. 2 MONTHS later, she was still sitting on her eggs and when they lifted her off the eggs, the eggs exploded (rotten) one by one.
     
  4. SimplyForties

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    She is really beautiful!
     
  5. Wow, she is REALLY gorgeous, and your photos are too!

    I've never seen a bird like that, so I would say mutt.

    But it could be a bantam Penadesenca, or perhaps crelle OEG
     
  6. Hennypen

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    Quote:Thanks. What is a crelle OEG? What does OEG stand for?

    And where can I get Penadesenca chickens? I've not heard of this breed before.
     
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

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    I'd find a Blue Copper Marans Roo for her!!!

    WOW!
     
  8. ~SunSetsWest~

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    My guess is a mix of some sort, my Penedesenca has the white ear lobes but they also have slate-gray shanks
     
  9. Hennypen

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    ~SunSetsWest~ :

    but they also have slate-gray shanks

    What part is a shank? I'm new to chickens. This is my first one. Thanks!​
     
  10. Chris09

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    She looks game but if shes game she would lay a light color egg.
    She might have took over another hens nest...

    Chris
     

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