Breed of my brown hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by allisonb20, Sep 25, 2016.

  1. allisonb20

    allisonb20 Just Hatched

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    Hi everyone, I posted awhile back when I first got the hens and too. But I now have more pictures and they have started laying. In the egg picture, all the small ones are from the one with the black collar and the larger egg is from the larger brown chicken. Also the barred rock hen in the photos is the same age as the hens. I was wondering if they were buff brahma mixes. They are very large hens and one has a little bit of a black collar. Thanks for the help! [​IMG]
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  2. I may be wrong but those lookalike BOs.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Not BO's they have black feathers at the tail. Maybe a BO mix ??
     
  4. Hmmm.yeah maybe mixed with a brama or something(cause it has a black tail)
     
  5. GabrielBane

    GabrielBane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd bet money on some sort of Orpington mix! :) Lovely ladies!
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Mixed breed
     
  7. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most likely mixes. Possibly New Hampshire Red mixes.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think they're hatchery New Hampshires.

    No Brahma blood there. Brahmas have both pea combs and feathered legs. Those two traits are dominant or partially dominant, so you'd see some on the offspring. You have straight combed, clean legged hens.
     
  9. allisonb20

    allisonb20 Just Hatched

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    Thanks everyone!
     
  10. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop


    x2. Out of every dozen typical hatchery New Hampshires I see, there's always one or two of these weird light colored ones.
     

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