What is this hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by drdoolittle, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. drdoolittle

    drdoolittle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2010
    NE Indiana
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    Can anyone tell what breed this hen is? Thought she was an ausralorpe, but she is not getting that big. She is a full-size hen, just not as big as australropes I've had in the past.
     
  2. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like an Australorp to me. Maybe a little runty? I've had a few Aussies, and noticed a big size difference between them when they matured. One was really big, two were medium size, and two were small. Other breeds I've had have been very uniformly sized, but not the Aussies. My guess is a small Aussie!

    ETA: Could she be a cross?
     
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2010
  3. drdoolittle

    drdoolittle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2010
    NE Indiana
    The person I bought her from said australorpe------but you never know!
     

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