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What Breed AM I?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by norlar, Oct 12, 2008.

  1. norlar

    norlar Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 11, 2008
    I volunteer at a Wildlife Rescue and yesterday they had a small chicken someone had dropped off. These people found her in their yard. I brought the chicken home with me. I have 4 chickens of my own already. I need help identifying what breed this chicken is? Also is she a "She"? How old could this chick be?? We are assuming she is a hen. I believe the rescue had her for about a week or so and I don't think she was eating what she should have been eating. I know they gave her lots of mealworms. She is a little skinny and she sure looks scruffy. She is very active, has an incredible personality and definitely a people person chicken. We love her already!!!
    Can anyone help me? I am going to try and post a picture for all to see.
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2008
  2. norlar

    norlar Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 11, 2008
    Hmmm...I'll try again with the picture. I'm obviously not doing something right...
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Oops, I PMed you about posting pics, but I see you got it figured out.
    Sorry I can't help you with ID on the chicken.
  4. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    looks like and easter egger to me but a closer, clearer pic of the comb would help with sexing it.
  5. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Green legs, most likely Easter Egger.

    NU CHICKS Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2008
    Looks like an EE pullet to me.

    Make sure you keep her/him seperate from the rest of the flock for 3-4 weeks. It's a possibility that she can make the rest of the flock sick.
  7. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2007
    Lakeland, Ga
    American Gamefowl.....
  8. johnmayersquare

    johnmayersquare Let's Talk About Chicks, Man!

    Nov 17, 2007
    Port Orchard, WA
    I was also going to say an Easter Egger and I would guess around 6 weeks maybe??
  9. Smartie_Pants

    Smartie_Pants Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2008
    Madisonville, KY
    I'm going to come down on the side of EE too. It's a little to early to be determining breed on it, but once it grows a little more it will be easy to sex. Females have almost no comb at all, roos have a prominent comb. Take a look at my pair to see what I mean:

    Hen: [​IMG] [​IMG]

    roo: [​IMG] [​IMG]
  10. Smartie_Pants

    Smartie_Pants Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2008
    Madisonville, KY

    Whoops, double post! Sorry!
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2008

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