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What sort of chicken am I? (will get pic)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TexasChick09, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. TexasChick09

    TexasChick09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered a Rainbow Layer package from McMurray and can identify quite a few of the chickens, but I have 3 that I haven't been able to find anything closely resembling what they look like. They are black with white polka dots. The roo has more dots than the hens and a very large single red comb. It's not lacing, but actual white circles all over, in no particular pattern. They also have yellow feet with black speckling on the fronts. They are very talkative chickens and make odd noises at times. Definitely not a heavy breed, but not as light as a game breed of bird although probably closer to that build. They aren't old enough to lay yet, so I dont' know what color legs they will lay. Very shy birds compared to the rest of my chickens, but quite pretty. I will probably have to give away the roo as I have 2 too many at the moment, but trying to find a way to keep him as he's so sharp looking (more hens??) [​IMG].
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Sounds like Anconas.
     
  3. TexasChick09

    TexasChick09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well holy crap..lol. I googled that breed and yes, that's what they look the most like at this stage; they are still juveniles. The chicks look just like these 3 guys did. I have been googling black chicken with white dots forever..lol.
     
  4. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Ancona will lay white eggs.... They are part of the leghorn family but aren't considered a Leghorn. This is Anna she is deceased now
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    Caught her mooching the ducks feed here
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    Last edited: Dec 1, 2009
  5. TexasChick09

    TexasChick09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So pretty! Ok, since that is a hen, then maybe all 3 of mine are hens. I didn't realize hens would have that large comb.

    I love the richness of their black feathers.
     

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