"What Kind of Chicken is This?"

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by WebbsFarm, Aug 3, 2014.

  1. WebbsFarm

    WebbsFarm Out Of The Brooder

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    what kind of chicken is this? we are guessing that she might be a crossed breeds though. she is a small chicken all black with a teal tint to her feathers with this little puff on top of her head the is really no comb to speak of she has a great friendly personality very accepting of any new baby chicks that come in to the hen house not aggressive at all except at feeding time. she is the biggest thief on food I've very seen she will take it from the rooster to the baby chicks. she eats like a pig for a bird LOLOLOLOL[​IMG]. but all in all she's really sweet.[​IMG]



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  2. PluckyClucker99

    PluckyClucker99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess from your description is a Black Silkie. This is a usually bantam (small, as you described) breed that make excellent mothers. They are most known for their odd appearance, a little tuft of feathers on the top of their head.
     
  3. WebbsFarm

    WebbsFarm Out Of The Brooder

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    she does not have any feathers on her feet though
     
  4. gussiedup

    gussiedup New Egg

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    Any idea what breed the black hen is and the brown rooster?
     
  5. PluckyClucker99

    PluckyClucker99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then you are probably correct in guessing that she is a cross.
     
  6. WebbsFarm

    WebbsFarm Out Of The Brooder

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    this is what she looks like with a teal color tint to her feathers and no feathers on her feet

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  7. PluckyClucker99

    PluckyClucker99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm leaning some Polish blood there, only thing is that the black legs are out of place with the breed.... they should be slate.
     
  8. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Silkie Cross..
     
  9. WebbsFarm

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    Thanks to everyone for helpping us ID our chicken. Now we know what she is. She is a Polish-Silkie bantam that make sence. :)
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    A better pic would help be sure, but from what I can see the hen is either a black sex link or mixed breed. The rooster could be New Hampshire, production Red or mixed breed.
     

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