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What kind of chicken is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by casiphia, Nov 24, 2015.

  1. casiphia

    casiphia Out Of The Brooder

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    My daughter ordered a variety of chickens but doesn't know what they are. Three of them I'm pretty sure what they are and maybe the fourth. But this one has me curious. She doesn't really have a comb or a waddle. She is unique compared to the other four. Here's a couple of pictures. I would appreciate the help.

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  2. SamCox

    SamCox Out Of The Brooder

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    She looks quite broad in the chest my guess would be that its an Indian Game
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    If you're in the U.S. that's Dark Cornish. If you're somewhere else in the world it's called an Indian Game. Same breed, but different names for different countries. And it's definitely a pullet.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Dark Cornish pullet. They're not stellar egg layers, but they're good foragers and supposed to make great broody momma hens.
     
  5. chicken hawk 33

    chicken hawk 33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone tell me what breeds..[​IMG]
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  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    The first looks like an Easter Egger. The others look like Old English Game Bantams.
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree.
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on junebuggena's post.
     
  9. chicken hawk 33

    chicken hawk 33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought the top was eracauna
     
  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Araucana are rumpless, meaning they are missing a few vertebrae that form the rump. Your's looks like she's just molting her tail feathers. They also do not have muffs, ever. Araucana have tufts, which is an entirely different facial feathering.
    Ameraucana do have muffs, but only come in a few colors, and always have white skin with a 'slate' wash on their legs. Your's has yellowish legs, and isn't one of the recognized color varieties for Ameraucana.
    Easter Eggers usually resemble Ameraucana, but don't meet the requirements for the breed.
     

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