What kind of hen do you think this is?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MysteryChik, Jul 21, 2016.

  1. MysteryChik

    MysteryChik Chillin' With My Peeps

    what kind of chicken do u think my granny is? ppl on here have told me some kind of mix game fowl, but she's laying at least 6 eggs per week, sometimes 8 days straight. and the research i've done.. game fowl don't lay that good. just curious. She's not the prettiest chicken, she's had it rough I think. We got her in April, along with ten chicks she was even missin' an eye when we got her. thanks in advance




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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Game mixes can lay just as well as a production-type breed. It's called hybrid vigor.
     
  3. MysteryChik

    MysteryChik Chillin' With My Peeps

    really? I did not know that. When I researched it online, everything said poor layers. Thank you. I will have to look that up. (hybrid vigor)
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    It's the reason why sexlinks are so productive.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    poor girl, one eye out - bet they used her for stuff that can't be mentioned here. So glad you have her now.
     
  6. MysteryChik

    MysteryChik Chillin' With My Peeps

    I figured the same thing. she is SOOOO sweet, and we are blessed to have her :)
     
  7. MysteryChik

    MysteryChik Chillin' With My Peeps

    So any ideas on what mixes she could be?
     

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