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What is she???

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by starlacestar, Apr 28, 2016.

  1. starlacestar

    starlacestar New Egg

    Apr 27, 2016



    Not sure what she is? I bought her when she was 2 months old but now she has brown on her. I thought she was a black australorp? But now the brown is puzzling me. She is also starting to get black on her comb? Is this normal for some kind of breeds or should i be worried?
  2. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2016
    My Coop
    [​IMG]Great to have another poultry lover!
    It looks like a Welsummer.
  3. rebrascora

    rebrascora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 14, 2014
    Consett Co.Durham. UK
    It has the wrong colour legs for a Welsummer. I would guess a mixed breed. When I saw the first photo, I immediately thought black sex link but clearly it's not.

    It might help to know where you got her from?

    Has she started laying yet? If so, what colour eggs?

    The darkness on her comb doesn't look like illness/disease to me, so may be part of her breeding depending on what went into the mix. She looks well to me!

    PS. Welcome to the forum!
    Last edited: Apr 28, 2016
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC.

  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  6. starlacestar

    starlacestar New Egg

    Apr 27, 2016
    Thanks for the welcoming...i had two of them but the other one died...i think she had heart problems and my othe eight chickens picked on her. That is why im worried about this one. She is lonely now because the two of them were inseparable And my other eight really dont care for the black one. She has been in the flock for a long time now and they are not much different in age. So i was thinking the black on her comb was heart diease too? I only say this because they came from the same litter. She seems to be doing fine otherwise just is calling a lot to her sister. [​IMG] i do think she is a mix so the black on her comb is confusing me.
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    You can post your photos at "what breed or gender is this." and find out for sure.

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