Can you tell me what breed and gender you think these are

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by novalady, May 21, 2012.

  1. novalady

    novalady Hatching

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    I am new to having chickens these are about 8 weeks old I have a couple of them that I know are roos because I have caught them crowing. but have not been able to tell what the breed any of them are I have looked at the different breed photos and I think I might have a couple of Red Star but not sure on that. thanks for the help
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    I think this is a hen what breed?
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    Chicken 2 I think is a Roo what breed
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    chicken 3 I do not know either not a very big waddle or comb but from what I read that doesnt always mean anything depending on the breed
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    Chicken 4 is a Roo he was the first of the bunch to croo I also have a hen that looks like him so I have a pair but do not know what breed they are.
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    Chicken 5 I think is a hen and maybe a Red Star?
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    Checken 6 the lighter one I think is a hen also, but do not know breed. It started raining so they all went inside I will try and get photos of the others soon Thanks for the help
     
  2. chickenmaniac

    chickenmaniac Chirping

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    Chicken 5 is a Golden sex-link and that chick number 4 looks just like mine and i had the same question on his breed and when i made a thread for him i was told he was a "mottled ancona" or "Exchequer Leghorn" and i belive its the leghorn.... heres a pic of mine! very agressive as he attacks my nephews
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  3. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Songster

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    Do you have any information about where you got these? Did you get them as chicks or just now, where from, if locally what breeds were available, etc?

    1) looks like a dark cornish pullet
    2) no idea, rooster
    3) strange looking rooster, which makes me wonder where you got this assortment of birds...
    4) ancona or exchequer leghorn - I'm not sure the difference but leaning toward leghorn
    5&6) sex-link pullets
     
  4. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

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    #1 Dark Corinsh
    #2 Roo Might be a Black Cooper Maran
    #3 Roo
    #4 Roo Leghorn
    #5 pullet Gold Star
    #6 Pullet Buff Orpington maybe buff rock
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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  6. novalady

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    I live in Oklahoma and they have Atwoods stores here that are a farm supply store they sell chicks so my daughter knowing that I love animals and fresh eggs decided that I needed some and bought me 12 chicks and 6 keets . But she did not tell me what kind they were susposed to be , 6 were susposed to be pullets and 6 were straight run. Thanks for the information on them.
     

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