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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chris383, Nov 6, 2015.

  1. Chris383

    Chris383 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi. I bought these two siblings from an auction. One guy there claimed they were wyandottes but they have feathered legs. Any guesses on breed mix or sex.

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  2. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Look like Olive Eggers to me.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    A full body picture would help.
     
  4. southernhusky

    southernhusky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Feathered feet narrows down the list. Look a little like my blue cochin but mine are more fluffy looking. Like they said better full body shot would probably get better guesses. Also age would help.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    yes it would
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  7. Chris383

    Chris383 Out Of The Brooder

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    Very hard to get a decent full body shot as they won't stay still unless they are sitting like the pictures I provided. As for age I'm guessing 4 to 6 weeks.
    Any guesses on sex?
     
  8. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They don't appear to have tails so that's part araucana. The feathered feed with a single comb say Cochin or maran. That would make them OE or EE. Take better pictures showing shank color and size comparison. If they arr drastically different in size alone, it's a good indication of gender at this age.
     
  9. Chris383

    Chris383 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yellow legs. . After talking to some local people that were at the auction they believe that farmer has wyandotte\cochin mixes
     

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