What is this little Hen.....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by nataschild2002, Feb 28, 2013.

  1. nataschild2002

    nataschild2002 Out Of The Brooder

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    Bought this little hen at an auction last night... I know she is probably a cross of some kind but of what ? She is very small and has little tufts around her ears and feathered feet. I bought her because I thought she was a pretty color. any ideas what she may be ????
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm not a bantam person but I'm thinking d'uccle. I'm not sure if that's a recognized color for them, but I agree it's pretty.

    Do you know how old it's supposed to be? Something about it's making me think young cockerel, not hen.
     
  3. nataschild2002

    nataschild2002 Out Of The Brooder

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    It was a small animal auction so I don't know how old the bird is.. but the box was marked bantam hen. So I assumed that it was a little girl.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It probably is a hen, there's really no sex feathers. Something about the comb just looks off to me, maybe it's just the lighting.
     
  5. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks Self Blue D'Uccle.
     
  6. nataschild2002

    nataschild2002 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you donrae... looked up pictures of D'uccles and I think that is what my little bird may be. The lighting is pretty bad in this pic, sorry about that.
     
  7. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    She has light slate blue feathers, feathered legs, blue skin, and a single comb and a beard: she is a self blue D'uccle hen.

    She's also gorgeous. Congrats on getting her!
     
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  8. nataschild2002

    nataschild2002 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone for you help
     

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