Fun indentifying breeds (Rainbow Layer Assortment)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Donner, Nov 24, 2010.

  1. Donner

    Donner Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi-

    We got 25 rainbow layers + 1 rare/exotic + 4 extras. Don't know why they threw in four extras, but there are 30 chickens, supposed to be all pullets.

    Ones, I think I have identified.

    Black and white speckles - Barred Rocks X9
    White with feet feathers - Light Brahma x1
    Gold with black mixed in with feet feathers - Buff Brahma x3
    Grey with feet feathers - Dark Brahma x1
    Brownish with black or blackish with brown x9 - Easter Eggers?

    Ones I am not sure of:
    Black on top speckling to white breast and belly x1
    All white - White Rock? Leghorn? x2
    One of the likely easter eggers might be a roo.
    Gold no feet feathers x2
    All black no feet feathers x2

    So, I am going to start with "Is this a Roo?"

    It has the color I am presuming to be easter egger, but it is the only one with dark feet and legs and has the extended tail.

    Just above the white in this picture.
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    Centered in this pic.
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    Thanks
     
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  2. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    I think you are right, it looks like an EE roo. Hard to tell but in the first picture it looks like some saddle feathers there.
     
  3. Donner

    Donner Out Of The Brooder

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    The white-ish head black back and speckled white chest in the middle I have no idea. I presumed it is the exotic/rare, but can't be sure.

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    Another angle.

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  4. Donner

    Donner Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Given you sig I thought you might appreciate this pic, collies thought, not shelties.

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  5. Donner

    Donner Out Of The Brooder

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    Close ups.

    Suspect EE Roo. Is it?
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    For comparison presumed EE pullet
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    What kind of white is this?
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    What kind of black is this?
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    No idea what breed this is?!?
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    What kind of gold? IS buff the correct term?
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  6. lemurchaser

    lemurchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #1 pic is a roo
    #2 Welsummer
    #3 Delaware (without a lot of neck coloring)

    Not really sure about any of the others. That speckly one is really cool though.
     
  7. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

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    From the latest post with pics:
    #1 EE cockerel
    #2 Welsummer pullet
    #3 Delaware (poorly colored, but you can see the faint barring on the neck)
    #4 no clue
    #5 and #6 oddly colored mottled Java
     
  8. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:Not oddly colored, that color is mottled. Though I suspect it is probably an ancona and not a java.
     
  9. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

    Nov 25, 2007
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    Quote:Not oddly colored, that color is mottled. Though I suspect it is probably an ancona and not a java.

    I said oddly colored as in the back is solid black. The hen is solid on top and mottled on the bottom. [​IMG]
     
  10. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:Not oddly colored, that color is mottled. Though I suspect it is probably an ancona and not a java.

    I said oddly colored as in the back is solid black. The hen is solid on top and mottled on the bottom. [​IMG]

    Ah, okay, I get ya [​IMG] At least it looks mottled, my mottled bantam cochins look like oddballs til they're almost a year. First they are black with white breasts and wings, then they get mostly black with a few (think 2-3) random white spots on their breasts, then eventually they get the mottling like they are supposed to have [​IMG]

    ETA: These are mottled cochin babies at a few days old. They stay like this until at least 6 months, then turn black (ignore the brown one in the front) [​IMG]
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