What breed is this chicken?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by alicefelldown, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. alicefelldown

    alicefelldown Looking for a broody

    Aug 18, 2008
    I saw this picture in a random google image search and MUST KNOW MORE!!

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    What breed is it, what color variety? Its feather patterns are all over the place, I'd really love to add these to my flock... [​IMG]
     
  2. WalkingWolf

    WalkingWolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2009
    North Carolina
    Not sure but he has short legs like my Cornish, I am not sure cause I can't tell from that pic how broad his chest is.
     
  3. ArizonaNessa

    ArizonaNessa Joyfully Addicted

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    I have no idea but it is one beautiful bird. Hopefully someone will chime in that knows. The head makes me think it is some sort of cornish breed but again I don't know.
     
  4. Namble

    Namble Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like some sort of conish but not sure. Gorgeous bird though!
     
  5. alicefelldown

    alicefelldown Looking for a broody

    Aug 18, 2008
    Some more googling - it does look a little like these:

    From FeatherSite:
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    Spangled Cornish bantams: hen, pullet and rooster
    Photos courtesy of ACA Hady Poultry, WI

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    TITLE: "Bantam Spangled Cornish"
    DATE: 2005, [​IMG] American Poultry Association
    SIZE: 8 by 10 inches each
    MEDIUM: colored pencil, graphite, and ink; on tan Rising Stonehenge paper
    PRICE: sold, collection of W.Leonard, California, USA (male illustration) and R.Jones, California, USA (female illustration)
     
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  6. Uzuri

    Uzuri Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2009
  7. alicefelldown

    alicefelldown Looking for a broody

    Aug 18, 2008
    That one is really close too!

    It's not just the spots of the spangles I'm interested in, it's how different the birds feathers are, from the rust/white of the wings, to the mid-back/saddle being tan/creame, and then some green/red feathers thrown in.

    I've never seen a bird exhibiting so many colorations!
     
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  8. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    thats definatley a cross, I can almost guarentee its got buckeye in it maybe mixed with a SLW
     
  9. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    I was thinking a cornish game cross.
     
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  10. GAChknGirl

    GAChknGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it kinda looks like my mix roo, Fonsy! I have no idea what he is mixed with but has awesome colors


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