WHAT is it?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 4mfarm, Mar 30, 2017.

  1. 4mfarm

    4mfarm New Egg

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    Been raising backyard chickens for 7ish years. Third flock...."If you aren't laying, you aren't staying" at my house. Bought 4 first week of May 2016 as baby chicks at Atwood's. Down to 2. A RIR and then there's Ash. Daughter picked it AND the young dude at Atwood's didn't know what Breed she was, but guaranteed me a Hen.
    Fast forward 10 months. RIR HAS been laying for several months. Ash is not. TRYING to figure out what She is AND if she really is a she.
    No crowing. Pea Comb. No wattle. Black legs.
    Please HELP.

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  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Can you get a side picture?
     
  3. 4mfarm

    4mfarm New Egg

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Beautiful bird except for the wonky comb - but, sorry no idea what gender or breed/mix
     
  5. Minnowey

    Minnowey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a pullet. I would guess that she's an australorp mix. All of my australorp mixes have turned out with wonky combs, pea, buttercup (this one is interesting, she's all black, with the aforementioned buttercup comb, and a small topknot. Her eggs are olive colored) ect.
     
  6. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

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    Definitely a pullet. EE with the beard and muffs.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I don't see a beard or muffs?

    Black bird, with a pea comb, all I got is a Sumatra. I can't tell from the pics if she has the correct-ish body shape, we'd need a better profile picture for that.
     
  8. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

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    The pic that shows it best is the one where she is standing looking up at the camera. Hard to tell, since it is black on black...
     
  9. 4mfarm

    4mfarm New Egg

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    No beard or muffs. Black coloration is very glossy with blue undertones. In the direct sunlight she has la blue/green sheen to her feathers.
     
  10. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

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    Ok, then it must be this device which has a history of tricking me. :rolleyes: I never make these mistakes on the computer, lol!
     

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