3 hens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chicky1981, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. Chicky1981

    Chicky1981 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello. I am all new to keeping chickens. I have 3 beautiful ladies that I have had since saturday they appear to have settled in ok but I was wondering if anybody knew what breed they are? I have tried looking at pictures but just can't figure it out.
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    Their names are Ellie, Honey and Rosie.

    I have not had any eggs yet but I figure that is because of the time of year.
     
  2. TheSpiceGirls

    TheSpiceGirls Overrun With Chickens

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    So very sweet. I'm not at all an expert. But from what I know I'm going to guess the black one is a Black Copper Marans.

    In the second picture, I'm going to say a Silkie cross of some sort.

    And the last one looks like a Buff Orpington or Cochin cross. The color looks like a Cochin but Cochin's have feathered legs and feet.

    Hopefully, this starts the dialogue and there are lots of good experts on this group.
     
  3. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Black Sexlink/Black Star (same thing), possibly Black Copper Marans.
    Silkie cross -- she looks almost identical to the on on this post.
    Not quite sure... Looks to be some other kind of mix.
     
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  4. jeslewmazer

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    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm thinking they're all mixed breeds. The first one could be a black sex-link, but something doesn't lool quite right to me, maybe too heavy bodied? Not sure. The second one is possibly silkie mixed--how many toes does she have? I guess it could be mixed with another crested breed.
     
  7. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:She has blue earlobes and you can see the 5 toes in the second and third pictures. [​IMG]
     
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  8. Chicky1981

    Chicky1981 Out Of The Brooder

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    Also are they all girls. I was told they are. I believe where they came from they were getting eggs.

    Thank you for all your help.
     
  9. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    all hens and all are mixes
     
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