What is this???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by leasmom, Feb 24, 2009.

  1. leasmom

    leasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a Hen. They're are no Spurs. I checked and double checked. She has greyish feathers around her neck that when she got upset flexed up. Is she an aracauna mix??? If so, mixed with what?
     
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  2. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    looks like a roo, hackle feathers are real pointy. Do you have any other pics? Would like to see a side view so I can see the saddle feathers. My roo is 8 mo and is just getting his spurs so that is not a definite sign......
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    eta- what is the age of the bird?
     
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  3. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

    Oct 19, 2007
    Franklin, TN
    I'd need to see a full body shot to give an under-educated guess. Are you sure she's a hen? Those hackle feathers do look a bit roo-ish, though the comb and wattles don't.
     
  4. leasmom

    leasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got it today. I can take more pictures tomorrow.
     
  5. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does she have a tail . . She looks araucana-ish
     
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  6. leasmom

    leasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes she has a tail. I'm sending my daughter out to take a picture. Hopefully she'll take good ones.

    Isn't a good indicator also how the hens act toward them? I had a young rooster and they were very upset. They weren't in the same pen but as soon as I put that rooster in a rabbit hutch near the hens they erupted. When I removed that rooster and put a hen they didn't make a peep. I have this 'hen' right next to the hens and they aren't making a peep.
     
  7. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you daughter gets a side view shot we can tell you is she/he is a roo or nor . She seems hennish to me . BUt she has wattles so it depends on her age . If she has saddle feathers then its a Cockeral
     
  8. leasmom

    leasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. leasmom

    leasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone?
     
  10. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats a mix rooster . Dont know about breed though
     

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