What is this freeloader?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FeatherstoneFrm, Oct 17, 2018.

  1. FeatherstoneFrm

    FeatherstoneFrm Songster

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    This is Comet. She came from TSC on St Patrick's day with a RIR, and a couple of Australorps (1 is a cockerel).
    The other two have been laying for a while now and she is not.
    Can anyone guess what she is? She's lighter in color & weight than the RIR. Small comb and wattles have been red for a while and she's been squatting for about 2 months. IMG_20181016_093658703.jpg IMG_20181016_094102671.jpg
     
  2. jonezjollyfarm

    jonezjollyfarm Songster

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    Her neck feathers almost have a ee color but she has no beard or cheek tuffs. Maybe a sexlink? I'm not very familiar with that breed but it looks a little like the photos I googled. Maybe tsc got their birds from a local farm and it's a mix breed lol she does look a lot like my Easter island (a name I made up ee father rir mother) but she is missing the beard and cheek tuffs and mine has gray tipped feathers
     
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  3. The Moonshiner

    The Moonshiner Professional Chicken Tender

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    From a hatchery that's gonna be a tough call.
    Could be a RIR or maybe New Hampshire or production red which a lot of times is a cross between RIR and NH.
     
  4. Brahma Chicken5000

    Brahma Chicken5000 Araucana Addict

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    She could be a Rhode Island Red, New Hampshire, or Production Red.
     
  5. puffypoo

    puffypoo Free Ranging

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    I'm going to guess NHR.
     
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  6. BGcoop

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    Have you done a pelvic bone check, could she be laying in secret somewhere if she has been squatting that long?
     
  7. FeatherstoneFrm

    FeatherstoneFrm Songster

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    That was my best guess but I thought she would be laying by now. I guess just a very late bloomer.
     
  8. FeatherstoneFrm

    FeatherstoneFrm Songster

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    Yes, her pelvic bones are still just a thumbs width apart.
     
  9. BGcoop

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    Wow, she really is a freeloader!:barnie:D
     
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  10. Stacyoung13

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    She looks like a production red. Here is pic of one of mine.
    IMG_20181017_102648.jpg IMG_20181017_102657.jpg
     

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