What Breed Is She?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Peep-Chicken, Dec 22, 2013.

  1. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Someone just handed this chicken over to us. She doesn't have to many feathers since she is in molt and a silkie had repeatedly mounted her at her old coop.

    Anyways, can you tell her breed? I am pretty sure she is a brown egg layer.

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  2. plyhrdbll3

    plyhrdbll3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like a Rhode island red or definitely has that in her.
     
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  3. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I never thought that she might be a RIR!
     
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  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a "Production Red" (a generic hatchery bird that is red and lays lots of brown eggs). Production Reds often have Rhode Island Red or New Hampshire Red in them, so she is probably a RIR mix.
     
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  5. ChemicalchiCkns

    ChemicalchiCkns Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like an industrial cycen.
     
  6. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    My best guess is a RIR but more of a hatchery breed . [​IMG]
    Good luck with you new addition ....



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  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Production red, cherry egger--generic red hatchery hen. She should lay like crazy once she gets her mojo back.
     
  8. TheRoostergirl

    TheRoostergirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Aaawww poor thing atleast she's safe now she's a production bred isa brown hen the most worst treated hen in the world( I know because I have rescued two and when I was picking em up from the processing place I saw there conditions , locked in small cages and force fed )take care of her and no she will not start laying like crazy once she gets her mojo back they only lay like that because they are given a special drug but she will lay probably 1-2eggs a day :)
     
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  9. sandovaljose214

    sandovaljose214 Chillin' With My Peeps

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