Breed of hens that we brought as chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kittykat2003uk, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. kittykat2003uk

    kittykat2003uk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We know one is RIR but unsure of other 3 One is the black one that "needs a shave"...lol the speckled one and the light coloured one

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  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Just gotta ask, are you from the UK or USA?


    The RIR, make sure it has yellow legs. They look pink from here.


    The rest are all mutts. [​IMG]
     
  3. kittykat2003uk

    kittykat2003uk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In the UK.

    She does have pink ish legs but still pretty anyways [​IMG] Love the specked one that my young son picked thou she very pretty
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    I thought so [​IMG]


    The girl with the beard is an Araucana. The supposed Rhode Island Red is probably actually a Sussex cross or something. The other two I'm still not entirely sure of, but I'm sure the black and white girl is a mutt.
     
  5. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    The speckled one looks almost like a Fayoumi.
     
  6. Stumpfarmer

    Stumpfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:And almost like a silver penciled Hamburg. The comb and legs are right but the pattern is half-ish.
     
  7. kittykat2003uk

    kittykat2003uk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well...

    We have recived our first eggs from the black chicken with the beard and the little speckled one. The black chook lays green eggs, and the little speckled one has now a bigger comb that is going red and she is laying small white eggs [​IMG]

    Kids are well happy too!!
     
  8. sevenbabychicks

    sevenbabychicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW - those are some gorgeous birds! Your speckley one does look like a fayoumi (sp) to me... but I'm not super familiar with that breed. Am I seeing a poof of feathers on your araucana's head? If so, she might be mixed with a polish-or-something.

    Congrats on the eggs!
     
  9. kittykat2003uk

    kittykat2003uk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The speckled one deffo looks like the fayoumi especially now her comb and waddles are starting to turn red and get slightly bigger. Yes there is feathers on the head needs a short back and sides oh and top too. Maybe not total mutts afterall then lol
     
  10. kittykat2003uk

    kittykat2003uk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well 3 of these are laying now and what a multi coloured lot of eggs.

    Little white egg from the speckled girl
    Dark brown egg from the big red hen
    Green egg from the beared black hen

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    Still waiting for mine to lay thou the light one Anyone know what she might be?
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