Boy/Girl and Breed (hopeless newbie!)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickduckhouse, Jan 17, 2015.

  1. chickduckhouse

    chickduckhouse New Egg

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    Hi everyone, I've been reading these forums for 6 months now, but this is my first post. In June/July I hatched some mixed chicken eggs (no idea of breed) and now have 9 healthy and happy birds. We live in a residential area however and now need to either rehome or despatch (hoping for the former!) the boys.

    My husband and I have absolutely no idea what we have - despite reading lots of online info. We think these ones are the most likely to be boys, but would love your expert advice and also an idea of breed would be great. Sorry about the blurry one, hopefully it's enough.[​IMG]


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    Thank you!

    Sarah

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  2. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    #2 and #3 are definitely cockerels, sorry... can't tell with the first one...
    Oh, and 2 & 3 look very much like Crested Cream Legbar mixes; crests, barring and coloring all fit that...
     
  4. jane s chickens

    jane s chickens Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a Rhode Island Red and Plymouth bar rock cross, rooster to me.
     
  5. chickduckhouse

    chickduckhouse New Egg

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    Thank you, will try to get side on photos of the little one tomorrow. I thought 2 and 3 were roosters, such a shame as I think they are beautiful.
     
  6. chickduckhouse

    chickduckhouse New Egg

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    This is from the side of the bigger ones:

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  7. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Yep, those are boys, lol...
    I still think they look like Crested Cream Legbar mixes, but I could be wrong, lol...
    Were any of the eggs you hatched either a blue or green color?
     
  8. chickduckhouse

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    Yes all of them were from varying shades of blue/green eggs, sorry probably should have mentioned that! Any idea on the little one?
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I would say Crested Cream Legbar mixes.
     
  10. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    lol, that helps! Then I say yes, Crested Cream Legbar mix cockerels on them...
    Need a better pic of the little one, and does it have feathered feet? What color are the legs and how many toes? That would help narrow it down, lol...
     

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