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Can anyone tell me for sure what breeds these 3 hens are?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Missymac, Jul 9, 2011.

  1. Missymac

    Missymac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hen #1
    Info: XL mint green eggs, 2 yrs old, was told she was a Black Star.
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    Hen #2
    Info: Large beige eggs, 2 yrs old, was told she was a California White.
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    Hen #3
    Info: Large Dark brown eggs, 2 yrs old, was told she was a New Hampshire Red.
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  2. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all her features look just like a black star, but the mint green egg thing really throws me off, if it weren't for the color of the egg, i would say black star.

    i have no idea what the white one is sorry.

    the red one looks like a red sex link too me, cause red sex links lay dark brown eggs.

    but thats all i got sorry.

    (if you would like to know more about red sex links and black stars PM me, other wise i would tell you now but gtg)
     
  3. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Black hen - Easter Egger cross
    White hen - Easter Egger cross
    Red hen - Red Sexlink (aka Golden Comet, Cinnamon Queen, Red Star, Gold Sexlink, etc.)
     
  4. Dutchgirl

    Dutchgirl Not Dutch!

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    1) Looks like a black EE to me. I'd rather call 'em Ameracaunas. [​IMG]
    I don't know about the rest... I'm not experienced with many standard breeds.
     
  5. brandoncakes

    brandoncakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like the first two are Easter Egger/Ameraucana crosses(single combs and beige eggs), and that last hen looks like a CinnQueen or Cherry Egger(purebred New Hamps & R.I.R.s have yellow legs I believe).
     
  6. polishchickens111

    polishchickens111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Over there
    #1 is an EE, looks like an ameracauna except for the comb.
    #2 could also be an EE although I generally have no clue when it comes to white chickens [​IMG]
    #3 is a red sexlink (looks like a friends' NH Reds to me, but other people seem so sure that it is a sexlink I will go with them. [​IMG] )

    You have some very pretty hens! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 9, 2011
  7. Missymac

    Missymac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought the first two were EEs the green legs, did it for me. I have several EEs. However, I wasn't sure as some of the characteristics that all my others share, these have none. Example, none of my others are a solid color. None of my others have a comb like the black chicken. On the other hand I have never seen a black star with green legs.

    The alleged New Hampshire has not layed an egg since she got here. I was told she layed dark brown eggs. Actually since I have not seen any of them actually lay the egg, any of them could be the green or beige egg layers. I was told the black layed green eggs-I have found green eggs, I was told the white layed white eggs-I have found no white eggs, I told the brown layed dark brown eggs-I have found no dark brown eggs..I am assuming the white's white egg is actually beige as when put near a white egg from my spitz(or polish not sure which one as one lays an off white and the other lays a pure white and I have not caught either laying yet) the egg is more of a very light brown/beige color.

    I hope the above makes sense...
     
  8. stellacat

    stellacat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    EE
    EE
    and Red Star
     
  9. Missymac

    Missymac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It is a good thing I love my EEs or I may be the one serving up the "stink eye" right now!!
     
  10. BookWorm243

    BookWorm243 Chillin' With My Peeps

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