What is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cbmilo, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. cbmilo

    cbmilo New Egg

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    Friend found in backyard in the city. Freezing temps and was able to bring it in his basement. Now trying to find a home for it but not sure what it is......any ideas?[​IMG]
     
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  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    She looks like my Old English Game hens. Can she fly? My Old English Game Chickens fly well for chickens.
     
  3. cbmilo

    cbmilo New Egg

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    As of yet friend says she hasn't tried to fly!
     
  4. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    She looks too stocky for a game breed... Is she bantam or large fowl, do you know? The coloring is a common EE pattern. She may be a mix.

    Good for you for taking her in! [​IMG]
     
  5. jak2002003

    jak2002003 Overrun With Chickens

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    Its a CHICKEN![​IMG]

    Only joking... think its an Old English Game hen also, or perhaps a mix breed with OEG in it. Good job for saving her!
     
  6. cbmilo

    cbmilo New Egg

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    I am completely ignorant when it comes to chicken. I know hens lay eggs, that's about it (right? [​IMG] )

    The few replies seem to agree that it's a hen, not a rooster of some kind. Which is good because I found someone willing to take a Hen on their hobby farm. Now, to transport the poor thing.........
     
  7. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yes, she's most definitely a hen.

    Transporting chickens isn't really hard at all. When I've had to take a bird places, I get a large cardboard box and tape all the edges with either duct tape or packing tape, cut some air holes, and put some hay/saw dust/bedding on the bottom. I stick the bird in, shut the lid, and drive off. [​IMG] I know some companies make special poultry transport crates, but a cardboard box is just as easy and possibly cheaper.
     
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  8. mother o' chicks72

    mother o' chicks72 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this. or if you have a cat carrier or other pet carrier that would be nicer for the bird.
     
  9. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    it looks like a cornish/game mix. looks like someone dubbed it. they dont normally do that to hens. it is a hen tho
     
  10. groundpecker

    groundpecker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a game and EE type mix to me.
     

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