What is this beautiful girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by frugal farmer, Jan 27, 2016.

  1. frugal farmer

    frugal farmer Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]. I had somebody give her to me and I have no idea what kind of chicken she is. I didn't think much of it till I just saw a picture of one identical to her (this picture is the one on the Internet, not of my girl) thanks
     
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a Barred Rock hen to me...
    WISHING YOU BEST [​IMG]
     
  3. frugal farmer

    frugal farmer Out Of The Brooder

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    She's brown and white speckled with blue tips. I didn't think barred rocks had brown in them.
     
  4. BBQJOE

    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's not a barred rock!
    You might as well call it a RIR!
     
  5. frugal farmer

    frugal farmer Out Of The Brooder

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    Speckled Sussex?
     
  6. Monstro

    Monstro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think so? But I'm still new
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The bird pictured is a speckled Sussex hen.
     
  8. frugal farmer

    frugal farmer Out Of The Brooder

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    Donrae thank you. I can start looking stuff up about her now that I know what I'm looking for.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    speckled Sussex hen
     
  10. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a speckled Sussex hen
     

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