Breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Bush84, Sep 23, 2015.

  1. Bush84

    Bush84 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I got some chickens from my sister in law. She was sick of chickens so I inherited them for free. She tends to think she knows more than she actually knows. I seem to recall that she said one was an amerucana (sp?), but I'm not to sure. I think she said the black/white one was a mutt but tell me what you think anyways. My best guess is that one is a welsummer, brown leghorn, and mutt.

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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The first is a Brown Leghorn, with those white earlobes. She'll lay white eggs. The second is a Production Red. She'll lay brown eggs. The third looks like an Easter Egger. She might lay blue, green, brown, or cream.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Light Brown Leghorn, Production Red, Easter Egger.
     
  4. Bush84

    Bush84 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So a follow up question, is there any way to know what would happen if I bred these chickens to a buff orp? My roosters are buff orps.
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The Easter Egger is a silver-based color, so her chicks would be sexlinked if she is bred to a red/gold-base color rooster. Male chicks would have white/yellow based down, female chicks will have a buff base down. It may be difficult to distinguish the males from females at hatch, though. As they feather in, the males will have their mother's black and white coloring. Females will be more golden/buff.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Junebuggena
     
  7. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Agreed.
     

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