What breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 7heaven, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. 7heaven

    7heaven Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello BackYard Chicken members! We would like an ID of this chicken. It's comb doesn't seem to be quite like a Sicilian Buttercup, but we can't find anything that matches. She's half the size of the Plymoth Rock, and Blue Andulusion that she is with. She's almost seven months old.

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  2. americana-lover

    americana-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To me, it looks to be part Wyandotte, beautiful chicken!
     
  3. 7heaven

    7heaven Out Of The Brooder

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    She really is pretty!

    So she might be a hybrid? (what do chicken raisers call hybrids? cross-breed?)
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think she's just a hatchery quality buttercup. Hatchery birds get funky combs or leg color at times.
     
  5. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Took the words right out of my mouth. [​IMG]
     
  6. 7heaven

    7heaven Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay thanks! We noticed that according to BYC they're "rare." How rare does that mean they are? Is it a big deal we own one? Thank you, still a little new to this sort of stuff.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    A lot of breeds are qualified as "rare", but to me if you can order them from a hatchery, they're not so rare, are they? Usually means the hatchery charges more for the chicks is all.
    That comb can be a conversation started, that's for sure!
     
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  8. 7heaven

    7heaven Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, that's what we figured.

    The comb is the coolest one I've ever seen. Although, most of the chickens we've owned only had single combs. Two had pea combs though.
     
  9. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    I'd say to find one that fits the SOP is rare. But hatchery birds are not rare at all.
     

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