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What kind of Chicken?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MariaR, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. MariaR

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    This black chicken with a white speck on its feather is supposed to be silver laced Wyandotte but I'm thinking it's not. Can anyone tell me what it might be?? About 6 weeks old
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  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    Not a Wyandotte. Do you have some more pictures? Legs, face, that white spot, full body
     
  3. MariaR

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  4. MariaR

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  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Looks like a Black Australorp.
     
  7. MariaR

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    It was labeled silver laced but I knew it couldn't be because of its coloring. She's very friendly.
     
  8. ChickenLover200

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    X2. What's with the white feathers though? I've never had that breed, is that a breed characteristic?
     
  9. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Breed standards somewhat go out the window with production bred birds from hatcheries, etc -- was this bird hatchery/retail store sourced? With production birds there is not the same careful selection and culling of breeding stock to maintain the SOP as you would see in exhibition lines.
     
  10. MariaR

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    I got it from Rural King
     

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