What breed is this hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TiffanyR, Sep 20, 2016.

  1. TiffanyR

    TiffanyR Out Of The Brooder

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    I was given this little girl when she was just a tiny thing. She was an orphan. Sweetest thing in the world, but I am not sure what breed she is. I have looked, but still can't decide. She finally blessed me with a teeny tiny off white egg. Does anyone have any ideas?
    Would love to know! Thank you!

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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Looks like a black sexlink.
     
  3. TiffanyR

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    That is kind of what I was thinking, but when I looked up Black Sexlink it stated that they lay brown eggs and hers are off white. Can Black Sexlink lay different colored eggs? Could she be a mix of Black Sexlink and something else?
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    They are a cross breed and can lay a range of shades. It is possible for them to lay cream or even pink.
     
  5. TiffanyR

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    Got it! Thank you so very much for your insight.
    She has sisters of another breed and unfortunately they aren't very kind to her.
    I raised them all from babies, but the pecking order is in full force and she is at the bottom.
    Have a wonderful day and Thank You again!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    she's a cutie pie
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Multiple feeders and plenty of space go a long way in reducing flock tensions.
     
  8. TiffanyR

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    I will have to get more feeders. They are put in a pen at night and then they free range during the day.
     

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