(8 Photos included) what breed or breeds is or in these 2 hens??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LONDON HENS, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. LONDON HENS

    LONDON HENS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got them as chicks and raised them, they are 2 years old. They have a slight brown rim to some of their feathers, i hope you can see it(the last photo shows it best)?
    Any thoughts would be much appreciated!



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  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    were did they come from?
     
  3. LONDON HENS

    LONDON HENS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought them from a guy in Reading who hatched them in an incubator. They're a mix of something, but not sure what?
     
  4. Silkie hen

    Silkie hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Red Sex Link and White Leghorn Mix ?
     
  5. LONDON HENS

    LONDON HENS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    whats a red sex link?
    thanks for the response.
     
  6. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    You can google red sex link, they're a hybrid chicken, but I'm thinking it might not make sense that they were a red sex link cross, because red sex links have all sorts of weird variation in their genetics, and these hens look like they're a consistent cross (though we only have two to look at). I think that's how it works.

    If you look at the chicken calculator, a white patterned gold duckwing male crossed with a white patterned red wheaten female produces females that look similar to yours. I have NO idea what breeds might hold those colors...
     
  7. chickmister

    chickmister Out Of The Brooder

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    Cute!
     
  8. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Their body shape reminds me of my orpingtons
     
  9. NosiphoChooks

    NosiphoChooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they might be some sort of orpington cross.
     
  10. LONDON HENS

    LONDON HENS Chillin' With My Peeps

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