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Game of "Guess That Hen!"

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JuicyFatHead, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. JuicyFatHead

    JuicyFatHead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of the orders I got this year was a package of mixed layers.

    Wanna try your hand at guessing the breeds?
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  2. The Turken Lady

    The Turken Lady Chillin' With My Peeps

    #1- SLW

    #2- Red Star or Sex-Link

    #3 - Hatchery Silver sebright.

    #4- (From left to right) Sex-Link,Silver Sebright,White Rock

    #5- Welsummer?
     
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  3. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay, noobie guesses!

    1. SLW
    2. Golden Comet <- this guess because of the white feathers
    3. Ancona?
    4. White Rock (first guessed Leghorn, then looked at Turken's post to compare. She's right; comb is too small for Leghorn.)
    5. EE? Or Partridge....something. Looks too skinny to be a Rock, not sure.

    What hatchery did you get them from?

    EDIT: I think the Welsummer may be correct, I'm not too experience with those. I don't think 3 is a Sebright--the pattern doesn't look like lacing, even messing ones, and it's not that much smaller.
     
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  4. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1. silver laced Wyandotte
    2. red Sex Link
    3. silver spangled Hamburg
    4. red Sex Link, silver spangled Hamburg, white Leghorn
    5. brown Leghorn or Welsummer
     
  5. JuicyFatHead

    JuicyFatHead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, sorry, forgot to mention I have bunch of white rocks! Haha [​IMG] I asked for more of those and they were very nice to oblige (even though it's a mix package).

    Mcmurray Hatchery... I ordered specific breeds I wanted from Cackle. Both were great. Cackle has great customer service (if you can ever get through the line)..

    Ok, SLW.. from google.. I was having a hard time finding one I felt match well enough.. but I've got a bunch of those.. now.

    Thanks for all the input.. that 3rd one with the blue legs has me stumped... I've got a handful of those. Really skittish.
     
  6. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 2, 2009
    Most Mediterranean breeds like Anconas and Leghorns are really skittish. I'll take a look at the MM web, be back in a bit...

    EDIT: Well, I took a look, and now I am really stumped.... I thought Anconas were white with black, but MM says they're black with white, so maybe a Silver Spangled Hamburg? You can never tell with hatchery birds, maybe just very poor quality spangling? [​IMG]
     
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  7. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    1 -Silver Laced Wyandotte
    2 - Sex Link
    3 - Silver Spangled Hamburg
    4 - Sex Link, Silver Spangled Hamburg, White Leghorn
    5 - Brown Leghorn

    Chris
     
  8. JuicyFatHead

    JuicyFatHead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yeah.. and I'm pretty sure the last one is not an EE because I've got a bunch of those. [​IMG] Yeah.. It's hard to tell btw leghorn and welsummer.
     
  9. JuicyFatHead

    JuicyFatHead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh thanks! The website was making me really cranky. It's very slow on my computer. The web isn't all that fast here anyway..
     
  10. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pic 1 - Silver Laced Wyandotte
    pic 2 - Red Sexlink (aka Red Star, Golden Comet, Cinnamon Queen, etc)
    pic 3 - Silver Spangled Hamburg
    pic 4 - Red Sexlink, Silver Spangled Hamburg, White Rock or White Leghorn?
    pic 5 - Brown Leghorn (McMurray doesn't sell Welsummers)
     

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