what kind of hen is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dadsgirl, Jan 17, 2009.

  1. dadsgirl

    dadsgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2008
    jay, florida
    does anyone know what kind of hen this may be, noone is able to tell me , bought her at feed store, but they were not sure what she was? thanks,[​IMG][/img]
  2. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

    Oct 19, 2007
    Franklin, TN
    Any idea how old she is? She actually looks like a Delaware, but her size suggests she should have outgrown all the "extra" black by now. Maybe a Delaware cross.
  3. Harley's girl

    Harley's girl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Delaware. [​IMG]
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    She may be a Del cross, but isn't pure.
  5. KareyABohr

    KareyABohr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 14, 2009
    SE Iowa
    Delaware and orph cross would be my guess.
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I'd say that she isn't a pure Delaware, but her mother or father was. She has some red or orange mixed in those genes. BO perhaps.
  7. Gercarson

    Gercarson Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 13, 2008
    A hen that I had was colored the same. She was the offspring of a White Rock hen and Barred Rock/Rhode Island Red rooster.
    I absolutely love the "mixes" and have a great affection for the "pure" also. What a burden...!

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