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What breed is my hen??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by breeze27, Jan 1, 2014.

  1. breeze27

    breeze27 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all I brought this hen as a pullet 7 months ago but she was meant to be a Plymouth Rock.... She's stopped growing and has gone broody anyone know what she might be?? [​IMG]
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    She looks like a mixed breed bantam pullet. Her coloring is wrong for a purebred barred bird. I can't tell---what type of comb does she have?
     
  3. breeze27

    breeze27 Out Of The Brooder

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    :( bugger! Gotta stop believing people when they sell me chooks lol!
    It's a very flat comb I figured it was just cause she's young and hasn't grown yet
    She lays tiny little brown eggs
     
  4. breeze27

    breeze27 Out Of The Brooder

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    This is her when I first got her
     
  5. Bullitt

    Bullitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    People seem to lie a lot when selling chickens. It is mazing how they are almost always selling pullets and not cockerels. :)
     
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  6. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    I sold a group of cockerels at a livestock auction, and in the pen next to my birds there was another group of cockerels. The owner had put two eggs in the pen in order to trick people into thinking the birds were laying hens. I've seen that several times at livestock auctions.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'd never think of that--how rotten!
     
  8. MisFitzFarm

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    Hi there! So sorry that your seller was dishonest, but at least you got a cute pullet out of the deal instead of a cockerel. Best of a bad situation, I guess [​IMG]. Just thought to put my two cents in on what breed she may be. If she has a rose comb, then she is most likely some laced variety of a Wyandotte. She's a cutie, too :)! Have a great day!
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  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Bantam pullet - most likely a cross of some sort. I too have seen the cockerel pens with eggs included at the auction.
     

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