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Chickens from the Auction - what are they? (PICS)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KellyHM, Dec 13, 2008.

  1. KellyHM

    KellyHM Crowing

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    I picked up 5 chickens from the auction...not sure what breeds on 3 of them. Help please!

    Mystery Bantam hen #1:
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    Mystery Bantam hen #2:
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    Barred Rock? Or Cuckoo Marans?
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    And a pair of Buff Laced Polish for $10!! Aren't they pretty?! Although they didn't want to pose for me.
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  2. chickNjake

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    1st may be a mottled cochin mix,
    2 I would guess a game or game mix- what kind of comb?
    3 is either a marans or barred rock mix,
    and I love the Polish! and a bargain! [​IMG]
     
  3. KellyHM

    KellyHM Crowing

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    The 2nd one has a straight comb, but it's very tiny. I couldn't believe when I saw the Polish there and then got them for $10!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. KellyHM

    KellyHM Crowing

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    Anybody else have a guess on #3?
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    #3 isn't a BR, at least a pure one. Barring is too uneven and ghosty. Probably a Cuckoo Marans.
     
  6. The Monkey Mama

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    #1 looks like a spangle Old English Game Hen to me. [but does she have feathers on her feet? That wouldn't be OEG then I don't think....the rest of her looks like it though]

    #3 definitely looks like my Cuckoo Marans girls. Her legs are a little off [usually they are kind of whitish pink in cuckoo Marans], but otherwise she looks just like mine.

    No idea about #2, but I LOVE your Polish - how adorable!

    Kelly
     
  7. Smartie_Pants

    Smartie_Pants Songster

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    I think number one has a lot of ancona blood in her. I have only had roos, but that's all I could think when I saw her.


    My boys:

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  8. KellyHM

    KellyHM Crowing

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    #1 does have feathers on her feet and is very "squatty" like a Cochin, so that's what I'm leaning towards. She's also very tame, unlike OEGs. Don't know much about the Anconas though, so I guess she could be that...
     
  9. Smartie_Pants

    Smartie_Pants Songster

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    I think she's an Ancona, but if she seems that much like a cochin maybe she is an Ancona X Cochin?
     
  10. mainchick

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    #1 looks like a hamburg. Spangled. the polishes are pretty i have a golden laced. I have noticed that polishes can be a bit crazy and a lot nutty.
     

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