What breed is this hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jaemomma, Sep 12, 2014.

  1. Jaemomma

    Jaemomma Out Of The Brooder

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    My sister-in-law is living with us for a while and brought her chickens with her. :) She doesn't know what breed this hen is, but she has two of them. I think only one is laying, she lays light brown medium sized eggs. [​IMG]

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  2. justin24

    justin24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    black astralop
     
  3. justin24

    justin24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Or black jersey giant
     
  4. hosspak

    hosspak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now that she is over a year old I'm asking this again. What breed does she look like. One of the first original 5 we rescued from a lady. She said she thought it was an EE or Cuckoo Marans? Any ideas? I know it's not an EE, and her eggs are 2 tone cream to tan.
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  5. MrsBrooke

    MrsBrooke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x2, based on looks.

    Check out the bottom of her feet. If they are pinky white, you've got an Australorp. If they are yellow, she's a Jersey Giant.

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  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Black Australorp, probably. could also be a Black Orpington, but less likely.
     
  7. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Black Australorps do not have pinky-white on their feet. Their legs/feet are all grey to dark grey.
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  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on the above. The bottom of the Jersey Giants' feet are a very obvious yellow as in the picture below.
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    If they are not yellow (whitish, greyish, pinkish instead as in the pics below), you have a Black Australorp.
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    Photos are googled from http://www.backyardpoultrymag.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/the_jersey_giant-132.jpg, http://cdn.backyardchickens.com/c/c0/c0bd4675_76248_jgs_feet.jpeg, and http://cdn.backyardchickens.com/c/c0/c0bd4675_76248_jgs_feet.jpeg.
     
  9. Jaemomma

    Jaemomma Out Of The Brooder

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    Pink and white in the centers of her feet! Thanks! I guess we have a Black Australorp!
     
  10. Jaemomma

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    The "toes" are grey and right in the center its lighter and slightly pink.
     

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