What Breed is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by my7luus, Nov 8, 2014.

  1. my7luus

    my7luus Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi I was wondering what breed is my Chicken. I know she is a girl, and I was also wondering if its normal to have feathers on her legs? Thanks!
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  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    She is a brahma. And yes, those feathered feet are completely normal.
     
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2014
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    Originally Posted by Mountain Peeps [​IMG]

    She is a brahma. And yes, those feathered feet are completely normal.

    I know it's a little late, but [​IMG]

    I agree with Mountain Peeps. The feathered feet and legs are a breed characteristic.
     
    Last edited: Nov 12, 2014
  4. TaraBellaBirds

    TaraBellaBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have a hatchery stock Light Brahma! They are a large, pea combed, feather footed breed. They are extremely cold-hardy, docile, and lay large brown eggs. I love my Brahmas!

    Her stance has me a bit concered though. Is she hunched down due to being on a slippery surface or does she carry herself that way normally? It looks like she is either in molt or being over-bred (I am leaning towards over-bred with those missing head feathers). Make sure she full has access to calcium (crushed oyster shells) to help her grow back her feathers.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    It is a Light Brahma.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    She's a Light Brahma.
     
  7. Handyhens

    Handyhens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :welcome
    Definitely light Brahma
    And a cutie at that!
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Agreed. :eek:)
     

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