What breed is Mable please

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ange2016, Dec 17, 2016.

  1. Ange2016

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    I have been told possibly australorp but also orpington cross. She's beautiful no matter what but I'd like to know her breed as I'd like to have more the same as her. Thanks in advance.
     
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  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Looks more like a Jersey Giant to me. Yellowish beak means yellow skin, so that rules out both Australorp and Orpington.
     
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    The feathers look like orpington though? I've been told that the breeder crosses meat birds with egg birds to produce a more friendly chook. Could she be cross between Jersey giant and orpington?
     
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  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    I'm not seeing anything that would indicate she's an Orpington.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    She doesn't look like a purebred Orpington to me. Could be a mix, though.
     
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  8. Ange2016

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    She doesn't look like the australorp hens I've owned previously so I am very confused.
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    ?? I don't know Jersey Giants but, she isn't an Australorp
     
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    First pic is my hen Mable.
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    Second pic is a black orpington rooster.
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    Striking resemblance.
     

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