What breed hen is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mixedchickens, Jan 15, 2011.

  1. mixedchickens

    mixedchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I got a bunch of eggs awhile back and hatched out 30 of them. This hen is my favorite of all then hens. She is 9 months old.
    I know she is a mix...but does anybody know what kind of mix she might be?
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    She's got Cochin a generation or two behind her. . . Otherwise, can't say, really. She is indeed pretty!
     
  3. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

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    Looks like there may be some dark or silver brahma in there as well... [​IMG]
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:Missing the dewlap and pea comb.
     
  5. BantamoftheOpera

    BantamoftheOpera Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, beautiful!
     
  6. mixedchickens

    mixedchickens Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks for the answers...[​IMG]
     
  7. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A mutt. She almost has some australorp-type features. But I agree with Illia, I would think cochin is somewhere in there.
     
  8. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is a beautiful bird...to me looks like she a mix of a Silver Penciled Rock and a Brown Leghorn.
     
  9. mixedchickens

    mixedchickens Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks again for the comments and inputs. I was asking so that maybe I could mate her with a chicken of a similiar breed. I was hoping to keep some of her unigue coloring in some of her offsprings.
     
  10. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Quote:She has the wild-type partridge coloring like many Easter Eggers do. Really you could just use any of the brown red/wheaten colored birds like leghorn or welsummer. I'm partial to those colors myself and they tend to be sex- linked. The boys will be darker with red & black and the girls are suttle like yours.
     

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