Who is this???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by farmerlor, Dec 25, 2008.

  1. farmerlor

    farmerlor Chillin' With My Peeps

    Another "rare and exotic" chicken from McMurray. The extras they send are usually roos so I gave all my obvious roos away thinking I'd keep this handsome guy. He/She/It is now 25 weeks old and no roo behavior, no crowing and none of that roo type activity that might lead to baby chicks in the spring. Can anyone tell me what breed it is and whether I should go out and get myself a new roo?

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    Last edited: Dec 25, 2008
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Splash Andalusian Hen.

    I don't think McMurray sells California White Leghorns... but it would be too "Splash" for that anyway.
     
    Last edited: Dec 25, 2008
  3. Mourningdove

    Mourningdove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 17, 2008
    Cleveland, Tn.
    maybe an aracona
     
  4. davidb

    davidb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say its a Spanish hen,
     
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    The comb is flopped over, sure she isnt laying yet ?
     
  6. farmerlor

    farmerlor Chillin' With My Peeps

    See, I originally thought she was an Andalusian but I couldn't account for the spots. She may be laying but I have no way of knowing which eggs are hers as we have about 11 girlies who have just reached maturity. Thanks so much for the help everyone.
     
  7. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Splash andalusian pullet. The "spots" are part of the splash coloration, which consists of two copies of the blue gene.
     
  8. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

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    She is a beauty!!!!!
     
  9. gretchenhau

    gretchenhau Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is beautiful
     
  10. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
    Oklahoma
    Agree with the others, splash Andalusian hen.
     

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