What breed is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by nbro01h, Feb 25, 2016.

  1. nbro01h

    nbro01h In the Brooder

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    Got him almost a year ago when a family member passed but noone is sure of the breed.
     

  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    I cannot see his leg coloring, but I believe he's a New Hampshire.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Does he have feathered legs? If so he could be a Cochin, but his body shape isn't really right for that. He could be a mixed breed bird...what color is his skin?
     
  4. nbro01h

    nbro01h In the Brooder

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    His legs are fully feathered and he has a lot on his feet too. I don't think he is new Hampshire because of his leg feathers. The hen in the picture is the same mystery breed.
     

  5. nbro01h

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    Oh, and his skin is white
     
  6. nbro01h

    nbro01h In the Brooder

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    Another with all the hens he came with, suppose to all be the same
     
  7. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    Than I would agree they are a mixed breed.
     

  8. nbro01h

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    Good to finally know. Thanks for the help!
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    White skin and feathered legs lead me to think he has some Marans ancestry, but he's not a standard color.
     

  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    mixed breeds
     

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