What breed is this hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cute bantams, Jan 28, 2015.

  1. cute bantams

    cute bantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hello everyone I have this hen I adopted from a friend and we have no idea what breed she is I thought she might be an Easter egged but now i don't think so she has also never laid an egg ?
     
  2. cute bantams

    cute bantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It might help if I posted a picture too [​IMG] duh [​IMG]
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm going with barnyard mix. If she pops out a blue or green egg, go ahead and call her an Easter egger. The straight comb makes me think she'll lay more of a brown or cream egg, though.
     
  4. cute bantams

    cute bantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks donrae we have had her since May of 2014 and she hasn't laid an egg yet hmm I think if she would lay an egg I could narrow it down a bit but that day has yet to come
     
  5. Cyan Night

    Cyan Night Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it a straight comb? Kind of looks like a large pea comb, but the shadow is throwing me off. I'm thinking EE, but she could be just a barnyard mix
     
  6. cute bantams

    cute bantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes She does have a straight comb
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  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    With that straight comb, I think she's a barnyard mix. I would be surprised if she lays a blue or green egg, but it could happen.
     
  8. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Looks like the comb you get from breeding hatchery EE's with a straight comb... egg color could go either way... gorgeous hen tho!
     
  9. Miss Dottie

    Miss Dottie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like a Welsummer to me. Here are a couple pics of my young Welsummer pullets. The chicken in question appears to have dark legs...Welsummers should have yellow legs, and variations in leg color are a somewhat common fault. Could be a mix though. If she is a Welsummer she should lay dark chocolate brown colored eggs. Crossing my fingers for you that she starts laying soon!


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  10. cute bantams

    cute bantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Miss Dottie I love your pullets [​IMG] beautiful birds the only thing is I have a welsummer and the two don't look the same ? My welsummer does not lay dark brown eggs hmm maybe it's because of bad breeding since she's a hatchery bird [​IMG]
     

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