Can you identify these rare chickens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NaNa444, Mar 2, 2016.

  1. NaNa444

    NaNa444 Out Of The Brooder

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    The two silkies are bantams. The hen has a black face and legs. Her ears are a vibrant blue!
     
  2. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

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    HI!

    The two chickens in the second pic are both silkies. All silkies (at least all decently bred ones) have blue/black faces and blue earlobes. :) The bigger one, the rooster, may be a mix. His face should be the same color as the hen's.

    As for the other chickens, I don't know what breeds they are but the first and third pics are roosters, and i think the little chicken at the very bottom in the last pic is a roo as well.

    They're all very lovely!
     
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  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    x2 The hens in the last picture maybe Sicilian Buttercups. Could you get better pictures?? Also what type of comb do they have??
     
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  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Looks like 2 Silkies and the rest are mixed breeds.
     
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  5. NaNa444

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    I will try for better pictures today, thanks!
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    What makes them rare chickens?
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I'd like to know that answer too - but, otherwise you have 2 silkies (not rare) and I think the rest are mixed breeds. The pictures won't enlarge so I can't see them well but, the silkie with the red comb would be disqualified for that color .
     
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  8. 2Spooky4Me

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    Top pic: Welsummer Rooster
    2nd Pic: Leghorn and Silkie
    3rd Pic: RIR Rooster?
    4th Pic: Welsummer hens
     
  9. NaNa444

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    Thank you so much everyone. I thought they were rare because I'm new and had trouble identifying them.
     

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