Breed and genders unknown to this novice

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

  1. DDominique

    DDominique Out Of The Brooder

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    My landlord's dog killed one of my Barred Plymouth Rock Pullets. He subsequently put three chickens into my coop. I know one to be a probable male, probably bantam weight, though I don't know the breed. Another I am quite sure is a hen (pullet) but again, I don't know what type she is. The other-I'm torn between genders. [​IMG] Please help! Thank you so much. I've been lurking here for a while but only now created an account. I sincerely appreciate your expertise. [​IMG][/IMG]

    The top pic shows the one I believe is female and the one I can't be sure about (ignore plymouth rock in doorway). The bottom pic shows one I believe to be a bantam rooster of some sort. Am I right? What breeds are they?
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    You've got what looks to be three mixed breeds; top left and bottom are cockerels, top right is a pullet.
     
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  3. DDominique

    DDominique Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]Ah, thank you QueenMisha. I suspected mixed breeds. The female is most interesting to me. She has pretty much a total absence of a comb. Any idea what breed has that feature?

    I was afraid the two others were cockerels, dang. Well, thanks! :)
     
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  4. DDominique

    DDominique Out Of The Brooder

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    I lurked around some more searching keywords and now I think she could be an easter-egger mixed with a Rhode Island Red. Possibly other breeds, dunno, but I see people often associated EEs with a flat or absent or pea comb. :)

    Thanks!
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree.
     
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  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    I also agree.
     
  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    She looks like she might be a Dark Cornish mix.
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    On the smaller bird, I'm thinking she could be a brown leghorn pullet. She appears young to me, and I'm not sure if she has a white earlobe or not? She'd be hatchery quality for sure, but if that's what she is she'll likely be a wonderful layer for you.

    Can we get better pics of the first two birds? profile shots are good. I'm not sure they're males.
     
  10. Nksg75

    Nksg75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am sorry for your loss. I wanted to comment about your landlord replacing what his dog killed. I am impressed that not only he replaced the one, he added 2 more. He must have felt pretty bad.
     

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