What breed is my new hen???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TommyGirl, Nov 30, 2012.

  1. TommyGirl

    TommyGirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, so what breed or mix of breeds do you think this hen is? The guy I bought her from told me she was a Brahma. [​IMG] I'm thinking more weirdly-colored Legbar or Legbar mix. What do ya'll think??
     
  2. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually, I'm kinda getting a swedish flower hen mix vibe from her.
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    a pretty young swedish flower hen or a swedish flower hen mix (swedish flower hen is the breeds name not to be mistaken as i am talking about just a hen [​IMG])

    here's what a swedish flower hen hen and rooster look like:
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  4. TommyGirl

    TommyGirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, Pele! You could be right! I hadn't thought of that breed, but she does look similar doesn't she!
     
  5. TommyGirl

    TommyGirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Hdowden, those are beautiful birds! She looks so much like that! Thanks for the info!!
     
  6. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    mix as she has the wrong comb to be pure but pretty
     
  7. TommyGirl

    TommyGirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, Ramirezframing! I figured she was mixed, but I liked her anyway! I love crested chickens![​IMG]
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think it's much more likely she's just a barnyard mix than a very rare breed like a sweedish. I'd think anyone having sweedish would know what they have and sell them as such.
     
  9. TommyGirl

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    Yeah, Donrae, I really doubted I would be lucky enough to find a cheap Swedish Flower Hen in Kentucky, unfortunately. That would have been cool though, wouldn't it?[​IMG] But it doesn't matter to me. I don't show my chickens or have a breeding program, so mix breeds are fine with me! [​IMG]
     
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  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I've been really happy with my partially barred birds, I love her barring on the brown. I have a bsl roo over various hens so am hoping to get some more pretty partially barred babies next year!
     

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