Chickens come with house, what are they?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by LaNeely, Sep 15, 2015.

  1. LaNeely

    LaNeely Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi from Texas!

    We just bought a house and 5 hens and 1 rooster come with it. I was wondering if anyone could identify them for me so I could do some research before we move. I think I have a good idea, but I'd like to hear what y'all think.
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  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC, LaNeely! [​IMG] Not sure about the rooster or the buff girl (from the picture, I am unable to tell what kind of comb she has, since it's certainly not a single), but with regards to the other hens, it looks like you have 2 Barred Rocks, a Speckled Sussex, and an Easter Egger. The experts will immediately be able to identify the other two. Lovely birds! [​IMG]

    -Alex
     
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  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Up front, L to R, I see a Barred Rock, an Easter Egger, a Speckled Sussex, and a Cuckoo Marans. In back there is a Buff Orpington, and a Polish. The Polish is a rooster.
     
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  4. N F C

    N F C More coffee please! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome to BYC!

    I think @junebuggena has them figured out. Nice looking flock! And congrats on your new home.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
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  5. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC!
     
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  6. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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  7. LaNeely

    LaNeely Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you everybody for the comments and welcomes. I love it! I had it almost right, I just didn't know for sure about the orange one.

    We negotiated to keep them on the side. I've been wanting chickens for a long time and it's finally coming true. [​IMG]
     
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Junebuggena certainly has it right. Do you know how old the birds are? Some slow down laying after a certain age.
     
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  9. LaNeely

    LaNeely Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't yet know their ages. When we did the walk through of the house today and there were over a dozen eggs. At closing tomorrow I'll ask the previous owners.
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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