What's my chicken?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mommy of 2, Nov 8, 2016.

  1. Mommy of 2

    Mommy of 2 New Egg

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    All we know about this girl is that she's a six and a half months old bantam
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Are those full size birds in the pic with her? If so, she's not a bantam, just a smaller full size bird. Is she laying? If so, what color eggs?

    Kind of resembles a silver Leghorn, but I can't see her build well from the pic. Can we get a profile shot?
     
  3. Mommy of 2

    Mommy of 2 New Egg

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    She hasn't laid any yet. The bird in front of her is a turkey and the one behind is considerably bigger, it just isn't obvious in this picture. I got her, a silkie rooster and buff Orpington rooster at the same time, the Orrington is already bigger than my hens that are 3 years old, the silkie rooster is smaller than my hens and this hen is smaller than the silkie. I'll try to take a couple others of her in a bit.
     
  4. Mommy of 2

    Mommy of 2 New Egg

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  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My first thought was a Silver Leghorn as well. But if she's smaller than the Silkie....Hmm
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Silkie roosters can be pretty big, especially if it's from a hatchery.
    The only breed with that coloring and white earlobes, and yellow legs is Silver Leghorn.
     
  7. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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  8. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bout gotta be. Must just be big silkie. I had some once that got over 6 pounds and nearly two feet tall, all roosters. I butchered them but now I wished I'd saved some for breeding. Would have been cool to breed some gigantic Silkies.
     
  9. Mommy of 2

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    I was thinking it had to be a leghorn but she just seems so small right now.
     
  10. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Just a thought, could it be a Silver Leghorn Bantam?
     

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