What breed of hen is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jjgirl, Mar 25, 2017.

  1. jjgirl

    jjgirl New Egg

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Looks like a polish mix.
     
  3. jjgirl

    jjgirl New Egg

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    I purchased her in a spring special from McMurray
     
  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Are the legs/feet black or just dirty in this photo? Are the legs clean or feathered?
     
  5. jjgirl

    jjgirl New Egg

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    She is a clean leg, they were just muddy
     
  6. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    It actually looks like an Appenzeller, but I don't think they have cheek muffs, do I see cheek muffs?
     
  7. Ol Grey Mare

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    What color are the legs when they are clean? Leg color is useful in breed identification.
     
  8. jjgirl

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    Her legs are a grayish color, not sure about the muffins. She lays medium white eggs and supper friendly.
     
  9. jjgirl

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    Do you think she's a Barbanter?
     
  10. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    That is exactly what she is. I've worked with these once before and they are nice birds. It's rare for McMurray to send out a breed that's ACTUALLY rare - you got lucky.
     
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