four unidentified birds

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by taprock, Nov 7, 2010.

  1. taprock

    taprock Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have four chickens I need to identify.
    [​IMG] Star - I know she is a brown egg Hen.
    [​IMG] Mr. Fuzzy Pants. I'm guessing a rooster but I don't know beyond that.
    [​IMG] Brownie - a brown egg hen.
    [​IMG] Skunky - I'm guessing a Crevecoeur from what I have seen but not sure and not sure of gender.
  2. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

    Jan 18, 2008
    Newman Lake, WA
    1. poor quality cornish
    2. easter egger cockerel
    3. production red
    4. looks like a crevecoeur to me too
  3. shellybean40

    shellybean40 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2010
    Boerne, TX
    why does everyone like to point out the chickens that are "poor quality" ? No one asked about the quality, just the breed. I don't know, it seems kind of uppity to me.
  4. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

    Dec 15, 2009
    Penn Valley, CA
    Quote:I agree to some degree, but I think it's also partly because, if the person asking does a search for the breed their chicken is identified as, they may get photos of show winners from that breed and then be confused as to why their bird doesn't look exactly like that. There's often a big difference in type and general look between a show-type bird and a non-show-type bird even if they are the same breed.

    At least in my opinion, though, a bird being poor quality means nothing when it comes to how good a pet/layer/friend/how pretty the bird is, it just means if you entered it in a show it wouldn't place well.
  5. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

    Sep 4, 2009
    How about we put it this way...
    The first one is a hatchery Dark Cornish who was bred more for laying eggs than for showing?
    Thanks Silver for putting it so well.

    I agree 100% with pips&peeps.
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    pips&peeps :

    1. poor quality cornish
    2. easter egger cockerel
    3. production red
    4. looks like a crevecoeur to me too

    My thoughts exactly...
    and ????​

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by