Breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Penlady66, Aug 14, 2016.

  1. Penlady66

    Penlady66 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any idea as to what this little one could be? I bought 4 random brown egg layers, and am now having fun trying to figure out what breed they are. She is taking a dust bath, but the grey spots on the end of her feathers are not dirt, She is only a little less than 6 weeks old. Such a sweet little bird.


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  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    It's hard to tell, are those darker parts of the plumage brown markings or dirt?
     
  3. Penlady66

    Penlady66 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are not dirt. They are colored spots on her feathers.
     
  4. Penlady66

    Penlady66 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As my flock is aging, I am starting to notice traits that have me a little closer to their breeds. I am pretty sure the one pictured above and one other are are Delawares. Then I think my solid white without the cheeky feathers is a white Plymouth Rock. My black bird is an Australorp, and I know I have two Easter eggers. And of course there are the 6 Brahmas. I am basing this on where I purchased the 6 youngest girls and what they sell in brown egg layers. When I bought the last 6 chicks I had ordered 2 Easter Eggers and 4 Assorted Brown egg layers. Kinda wish I had gotten a few white egg layers, too.

    Here are a few pics just for your enjoyment.




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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, your white girl with the black collar and tail is a Delaware.

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  6. Penlady66

    Penlady66 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!!! I hope to re home my males soon, and then replace them with 2 white egg laying pullets.
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    very pretty flock
     

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