Can you help me identify?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wallace, Apr 19, 2007.

  1. wallace

    wallace Out Of The Brooder

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    Just got these from a feed shop. Two seem to be sisters. They have speckled faces, and you can see their coloration.

    I'm not sure if the two grey ones are sisters or not. They both have bellies that are a yellowish white. But one has more yellow/white patchiness on top while the other is more uniformly charcoal on top.

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    Any ideas what these might be?

    Also, they came with copper bands on their wings. Is anyone familiar with these, so that they could tell me the most stress-free way to remove these?
     
  2. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    I am assuming they are large breeds, not bantams?
    The one with the white spot on the head looks like a barred rock, I am not realy all that sure on the others tho. The black one could be a Black star maybe?? I can never tell what the striped ones are as there are way too many of those that look the same:rolleyes:
     
  3. wallace

    wallace Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. Yeah, they're large breeds.

    I'm hoping both the gray ones are barred rocks, and that the one just doesn't have much patchiness. She still has the white tummy, and some white on her face around her eyes. The store had other gray ones, but these two were the only ones of about the same size, so I was hoping they are sisters.
     
  4. Redneckchick

    Redneckchick Out Of The Brooder

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    snip the bands with side-cutting pliers or tin snip pliers.
     
  5. wallace

    wallace Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't understand - these bands actually go through the wings? I'm trying to take the first one off, and it's not around the wing like I thought it was. It's through the wing. Is that right?
     
  6. wallace

    wallace Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, I got it. Man, that was stressing me out. The last thing I want to do is break one of their wings.

    Thanks.
     
  7. wallace

    wallace Out Of The Brooder

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    Well, according to McMurray Hatchery - striped leg a chipmunk is Brown Leghorn. So I think I have two of those.
     
  8. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    The striped ones kind of look like my baby Buttercups, but you're right. All those little peeps look the same!
     

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