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Got some new chickens today, but have no idea what breed they are?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Miss Cluck, Aug 8, 2014.

  1. Miss Cluck

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  2. sebocat

    sebocat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    top one is a barred rock. Not sure on the second - almost looks like an Orpington, but I'm not sure.
     
  3. Griffinsong

    Griffinsong Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Barred Cochin [Rocks don't have feathered legs] and Blue Cochin [or Orpington if legs are unfeathered, can't quite tell, tail looks Cochin]
     
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  4. Jedwards

    Jedwards Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2 what Griffin song said if the bottom one is clean legged it's probably an orpington
     
  5. Miss Cluck

    Miss Cluck New Egg

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    Hi both hen & rooster have feathere feet?
     
  6. Griffinsong

    Griffinsong Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both are Cochins then :D A Barred and a Blue, they will give all Barred and Blue Barred offspring if bred together. The male offspring will be darkbarred like the hens, though, normally barred males are lighter, but if they only have one barred parent they will have dark barring. The chicks will not be sex linked because it is the male that is Barred.
     
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  7. Miss Cluck

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    Thank You for all your info, very helpful Thanks again:)
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree Cochins, barred male and black female.
     

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