What breed is she?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Srork0, Jan 9, 2017.

  1. Srork0

    Srork0 New Egg

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    This is Daisy. She is around 5 weeks old and was given to us from a friend. We were told she was a partridge rock, but is obviously the wrong color. I was thinking maybe a barred rock, but her bars aren't as defined as other barred rocks that I have seen. She has a single comb and legs are pinkish with black. Any help would be appreciated!!

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Probably a cuckoo Maran. Is it suppose to be purebred?
     
  3. Srork0

    Srork0 New Egg

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    No, not a purebred for sure.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Probably a Cuckoo Marans, since you say her legs are whitish.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    What are the potential parent breeds?

    White/pink skin is dominant. Common white skinned birds are Orpingtons, Australorps, Marans.

    Barred/cuckoo with clean legs and straight comb means Rock or Marans, pretty much.

    Sounds like she could be a cross of ???
     
  6. Srork0

    Srork0 New Egg

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    I'm not sure about the parent breeds. I can ask my friend who the hatchery was and see what I can find out what the possibilities are.

    Thank you all for your responses. I was leaning towards Maran. We'll see how dark the eggs are. [​IMG]
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    If the bird herself came from a hatchery, she shouldn't be a mixed breed.

    If her parents came from a hatchery and were allowed to intermingle, knowing the parent's breeds can help us narrow things down.....probably [​IMG]
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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