Are these Pyncheon Roosters and hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by iamthemandy, Jun 29, 2016.

  1. iamthemandy

    iamthemandy Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't know what this breed these birds are. I do animal rescue and they were brought in. From looking online I can only guess Pyncheon. Anyone know?


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  2. The Manimal

    The Manimal Just Hatched

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    I don't claim to be an expert, but I did study hens as part of my zoology degree. The two breeds do look very similar but if I had to hazard a guess, I'd say what you're looking at is Mallard.
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Old English cockerels
     
  4. iamthemandy

    iamthemandy Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! They do look like those. Some are black, spotted, and the little roosters are awesome looking. Images are the best - but appreciate it.
     
  5. Dovemaiden

    Dovemaiden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pyncheons are small like that, but should have a Mille Fleur pattern on a red/bay base color;/both sexes should have a small "tassel" (crest) on top and yellow or willow/green legs depending on age.
    They don't have beards or muffs; they are clean on wattles and neck.
    Hope this helps,
    Anne
     

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