What are these birds????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jessica_1285, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. Jessica_1285

    Jessica_1285 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They have been living on our property for about a month they just hang around the chicken coop. I cant figure out if they are some kind of wild bird or if they are chickens lol. They are really small and can fly. We can get within about 4 feet of them before they take off.
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  2. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    those are chickens [​IMG]
     
  3. Jessica_1285

    Jessica_1285 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh Ok lol I just wasnt sure bc they seem kinda wild and are so tiny! I guess i will continue to feed them lol
     
  4. xchairity_casex

    xchairity_casex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they sure are cute!
     
  5. hennyannie

    hennyannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those girls look quite a bit like my Old English Game hens. How lucky you are they are great little hens.
     
  6. brahmakid11

    brahmakid11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are chickens!!!
     
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  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    They're probably just Phoenix hens. (a breed of chicken)


    Remember, the original chickens looked like that. [​IMG]
     
  8. orientphoenix

    orientphoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    u have gamey chickens so yeah they will able to fly quite well compared to other breeds, list of breeds that those can be

    http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/Phoen/BRKPhoenix.html
    http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry//Games/BRKGames.html
    http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/Games/BRKAmerGame.html
    http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry//Games/AmerGameBantams/BRKAmerGameBty.html

    most likely it won't be this breed but there is a possibility that someone the neighborhood specialize in these wild birds
    http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry//NDG/BRKRedJF.html
     
  9. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    personally if i were you i would take them and put them with your birds
     
  10. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Yes game hens, make the best broody hens.
     

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