What am I??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by CountryGal517, Mar 7, 2014.

  1. CountryGal517

    CountryGal517 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We've adopted a new hen, but don't know what she is.

    Meet Bonnie https://www.backyardchickens.com/conte
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    Does anybody know what kind of chicken I am??
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    link isn't working
     
  3. CountryGal517

    CountryGal517 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    CountryGal517 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hope this one worked better
     
  5. Araucana16

    Araucana16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cute girl! Could you get a better shot?

    The comb rules out EE. The coloring makes me thing Golden Laced Wyandotte. What color eggs? Brown, I presume?
     
  6. CountryGal517

    CountryGal517 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No idea yet, she just wondered into our yard today. Do you think I should keep her??
     
  7. Araucana16

    Araucana16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's bizarre [​IMG]

    Do you have any neighbors with chickens? She's so pretty, bet someone is missing the gal.
    If no... I mean, I would keep her until I found her original home. You have other chickens, I assume?
     
  8. CountryGal517

    CountryGal517 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have neighbors a few houses down that have chickens but we've tried over there quite a few times, but plan on trying again. She is quite the pretty bird, she just wandered her way on over here. And yes we've recently acquired a small flock of our own
     
  9. donrae

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    That's better!

    If she just wandered in, she's likely a mix.

    If she starts laying and lays a darker brown egg, she could be a gold copper Marans, I think. I'm not hugely familiar with that breed, but you might google them and see if that matches your found girl. If that's what she is, someone's probably going to miss her--they're not exactly a common thing.
     
  10. bobbi-j

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    She is a pretty bird. I'd make an honest attempt at finding her owners, and if no one claims her I'd probably keep her. By "honest attempt", I mean checking with neighbors, possibly an ad in the paper or on the radio. Whatever you would hope someone would do if one of your animals went missing.
     

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