What kind of hen do you think this is?

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

  1. 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 Crowing

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

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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. I figured the same thing. she is SOOOO sweet, and we are blessed to have her :)
     
  7. So any ideas on what mixes she could be?
     

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