What Breed/Age is this hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Getaway Gal, Nov 13, 2009.

  1. Getaway Gal

    Getaway Gal Out Of The Brooder

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    We managed to catch this chicken (hen, I assume) that has been living in the woods around one of our rental cabins. She showed up there and started hanging out on the porch in July. Can you tell me what breed she is, and perhaps a guess at her age? Thanks!

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  2. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a American game, i'd say at least a year or more.
     
  3. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    She is probably a mixed breed. I don't know any true breeds that come in that color. Is she a bantam? Possibly a game cross.
    She appears to be over 6 months old, but that's as far as I can guess.
     
  4. cubalaya

    cubalaya Overrun With Chickens

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    american game fowl [yellow leg hatch?] she looks to be at least a year old.
     
  5. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Plenty of pure breeds come in a wheaten color- Old english game bantams, Cubalayas, various other games. Some heritage breeds too, but i don't know them as well.
     
  6. Getaway Gal

    Getaway Gal Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm new to chickens, but she is definitely smaller than my other 18-22 week old assorted breeds. So maybe she is a Bantam?? I hadn't even thought of that!
     

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