What breed and gender is this odd chicken??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BantamTurkey, Nov 17, 2016.

  1. BantamTurkey

    BantamTurkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The chicken in question is obviously the one that doesn't look anything like OEGBs. It is also older than them
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    It is always with Eagle, the rooster.
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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    It looks like a hen, where did you get it? It maybe a bantam mix.
     
  3. BantamTurkey

    BantamTurkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope it is a hen. I got it from a lady as a dozen random fertile eggs. She had no idea of the breed
     
  4. BantamTurkey

    BantamTurkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She did tell me that she has some small breed chickens, but that they weren't bantams....
     
  5. Weehopper

    Weehopper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a gold sex link, but is probably a mix.
     
  6. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Not a Gold Sexlink...GSL's have yellow legs, red base feathers with white trim and varied amount of white lacing.

    She is a mix. Hard to say what. Possibly game and layer. You get 3/4 size birds with that combination that are neither game-ish nor heavy built like a layer.

    LofMc
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It's a mixed breed bird, mixed enough no specific breed jumps out.

    How old is it? I'm not positive it's female.......
     
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  8. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    I assumed the thread line rather than looking closely...I agree with Donrae...not sure it is female. That's a lanky body for that much comb which indicates youth and male hormones.

    It could explain why it hangs so much with the senior roo, trying to subordinate itself to him.

    Mixed breed definitely...and yes...depending upon age....I think possibly male as well.

    Time will tell.

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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
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  10. BantamTurkey

    BantamTurkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know that it could have EE in the line somewhere. It came from a mixed flock so I know it's mixed but was wondering if it had one more dominant breed than the others.
    So more male than female??
     

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