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What breed chicken is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by OneWildRoo, Feb 25, 2015.

  1. OneWildRoo

    OneWildRoo Out Of The Brooder

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    (He/she -I'm unsure of sex, but this chick is a little over 30days old I believe..
    Could anyone help me identify the breed on theis charming chick? Thank you.)
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Barred rock pullet.
     
  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Looks like a Barred Rock to me, but I am not astute enough to be able to tell if it is a mix or not. There are some on BYC who can tell if it is pure Barred Rock. If you got her from a hatchery then I say Barred Rock.

    Cute!
     
  4. OneWildRoo

    OneWildRoo Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you both,
    I bought it from a hatchery; do they usually have greenish legs like that?
     
  5. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    The legs can end up being greenish on a breed that isn't supposed to have green legs...I have seen it in other breeds.

    http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/Rocks/BRKRocks.html
     
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  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I don't think they're really green, it looks to me like you're seeing the dark wash over the yellow under color. The dark wash of color down the legs is one of the indicators the bird is female, so it's a good sign.
     
  7. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    What donrae said..
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree with donrae on both counts. :eek:)
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a Barred Plymouth Rock pullet to me, too.
     
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