What is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sheps4her, Jan 14, 2008.

  1. sheps4her

    sheps4her Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is the stray chicken I adopted....Can anyone tell what it is?[​IMG]
     
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Sorry I can't see it very well..... I'm no expert anyway - perhaps someone else can see.....
     
  3. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From the pic, it looks like some sort of game bird. The really long legs and neck make me think that....

    someone else may be able to give you better info though.
     
  4. chickenlisa

    chickenlisa Invincible Summer

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    It's a little hard to see, but it does look like my Turkens...does it have feathers on its neck like all other chickens or is its neck bare? I have 2 Turkens (Naked Necks) and they have long legs too. If you could post a clearer photo, we could be more sure.
    Lisa
     
  5. sheps4her

    sheps4her Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no naked neck here....this bird is completely feathered.
     
  6. KrisRose

    KrisRose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm with Arlee- Game bird of some sort. Red Pyle??Could you try to get a better picture?
     
  7. sheps4her

    sheps4her Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can try to borrow a better camera so I can get a better picture.

    What do you mean by "Game bird"?
     
  8. KrisRose

    KrisRose Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 9, 2007
    Davison, MI.
    Go to Feathersite and look at the Game Fowl-Moderns probably are your best bet.
     
  9. eggcetra_farms

    eggcetra_farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it looks like a shamo, but it's hard to tell. Definately "gamey" looking.
     
  10. Flyman39

    Flyman39 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Old English Game Hen. Either wheaten or Hatch
     

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