What Breed Is This??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TrekkerD, Aug 30, 2009.

  1. TrekkerD

    TrekkerD New Egg

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    I found a chicken in my backyard yesterday and have no idea what kind it is. Can anyone tell me what breed this is and if it's full grown? [​IMG]
     
  2. Rainstorm

    Rainstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Lake Placid FLorida
    Barred rock.
    and it looks young but possibly close to full grown, cant tell
     
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  3. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    It is a Barred Rock or Maran. What color are the legs?
     
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  4. chickenlady81

    chickenlady81 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 10, 2008
    Weare, NH
    Looks like a Barred Rock to me. [​IMG]
     
  5. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    She has a long way to grow.
     
  6. BantyRooster

    BantyRooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a barred rock pullet. Maybe ten weeks, give or take two weeks one way or the other.

    If it has yellow legs it's a rock. White legs would be a cuckoo marans. It has a single comb so it's no a dominique.
     
  7. TrekkerD

    TrekkerD New Egg

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    Thanks so much for the replies. The legs are a tan color.
     
  8. BantyRooster

    BantyRooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have any other chickens?

    Are you planning on keeping it?
     
  9. TrekkerD

    TrekkerD New Egg

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    I don't have any more chickens and I don't know anything about raising them. I've been doing some research on the internet about housing, feeding etc but I still don't know much about them. There are a lot of cats in my neighborhood and I'm worried the chicken won't last long back there without housing. My daughter is 12 and has grown quite fond of the chicken and I'm thinking about keeping it. Can you tell from the pic if it's a male? I definitely can't keep a male in my neighborhood.
     
  10. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Luckily for you, it's a female! [​IMG]

    At that age, you can keep it inside of the house until you get a place built for it that's secure.
     

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