What Kind of Hen Do I Have!?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NicolleJean, Oct 23, 2016.

  1. NicolleJean

    NicolleJean Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi guys! Here is my newest girl. She hasn't laid any eggs yet but I'm told they will be light tan and average sized eggs. Any thoughts on what she could be?[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Blue sumatra
     
  3. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed.[​IMG]
     
  4. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    They're rare, but I'll have to agree, Blue Sumatra.

    Sumatras will actually produce small white eggs. They're pretty poor layers, though.
     
  5. allosaurusrock

    allosaurusrock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Where did you get her?
     
  6. mbphotos09

    mbphotos09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have to agree, blue Sumatra. That's a beautiful breed! :)
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    beautiful coloring - love the blue
     
  8. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, that's a Blue Sumatra. I've raised Sumatras for over 12 years mostly blacks and some blues. Actually they are a very good layer but they go broody so often its hard to keep them laying. They will lay a small/medium egg and vary from white to light tan colored. They are extremely good broodys and great mothers. If is let mine set they hatch near 100% every time.
     
  9. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop


    Really? So my 50-egg-per-year Summie hen is just special? What luck. :lol:
     
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2016
  10. allosaurusrock

    allosaurusrock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh jeez.
     

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