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Could anyone help me identify what breeds my hens are?

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I first got these hens as two day old chicks on craigslist and at the time all I was concerned about was getting laying hens, so I didn't bother to ask about the breed, just if they were good layers. If anyone could help me figure out what breeds they are, I would be very appreciative.

 

Hen #1

 

Hen #2

 

Hen #3

 

Hen #4 (Nicknamed Thing #1 because she likes to run from me and get into things with the next one)

 

Hen #5 (Nicknamed Thing #2 because she likes to run from me and get into things with the last one; and I included 2 pictures of her because I didn't think either was good enough by itself)


Edited by metalman488 - 5/10/16 at 6:21am
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I first got these hens as two day old chicks on craigslist and at the time all I was concerned about was getting laying hens, so I didn't bother to ask about the breed, just if they were good layers. If anyone could help me figure out what breeds they are, I would be very appreciative.

 

Hen #1

 Might be a Jersey Giant

 

Hen #2

 Production Red 

 

Hen #3

 Buff Orpington

 

Hen #4 (Nicknamed Thing #1 because she likes to run from me and get into things with the next one)

 Production Red

 

Hen #5 (Nicknamed Thing #2 because she likes to run from me and get into things with the last one; and I included 2 pictures of her because I didn't think either was good enough by itself)

 Mixed breed, possibly an Easter Egger.

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I first got these hens as two day old chicks on craigslist and at the time all I was concerned about was getting laying hens, so I didn't bother to ask about the breed, just if they were good layers. If anyone could help me figure out what breeds they are, I would be very appreciative.

Hen #1

 Might be a Jersey Giant

Hen #2

 Production Red 

Hen #3

 Buff Orpington

Hen #4 (Nicknamed Thing #1 because she likes to run from me and get into things with the next one)

 Production Red

Hen #5 (Nicknamed Thing #2 because she likes to run from me and get into things with the last one; and I included 2 pictures of her because I didn't think either was good enough by itself)

 Mixed breed, possibly an Easter Egger.

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