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What breed is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenluver555, Jan 23, 2014.

  1. chickenluver555

    chickenluver555 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breed is this lovely chicken?
    And what are their pros and cons?

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  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a blue Langshan.
     
  3. Amy Foster

    Amy Foster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a blue copper maran who had two copies of blue gene that diluted copper from hackle if it is maran i have found them to be extremely docile but at the cost of productivity they lay very large eggs thst are chocolate colored great dual purpose but eat a lot and wouldnt make it in the egg market because of feed conversion rate and delayed egg laying mine take at least six montha to lay!
     
  4. Amy Foster

    Amy Foster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes keesmom may be right didnt think the body was right for marans but hatchery birds can vary greatly in type both breeds are comparable in lay rate and size marans lay darker though
     
  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    x2 and a pullet. Langshan are a good dual breed. In the "Breeds, showing, and genetics" section just above this one on the main forum, there is a thread on there with some information on them.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Beautiful Blue Langshan.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    You have a Blue Langshan. Pretty bird!
     
  8. chickenluver555

    chickenluver555 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So is that the same as a Bluebell chicken? That is what I was told it was, but I'm not sure.
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm not really familiar with the Bluebells, but don't think they have feathered legs?
     

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