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

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    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!

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    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

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    Delaware and orph cross would be my guess.
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    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

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    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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