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Got this in my pet chicken "surprise" 25 pack of heavy birds

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JackieinYorktown, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. JackieinYorktown

    JackieinYorktown In the Brooder

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    I have three of this type of bird... Any ideas?

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    I am also wondering about this brown bird with the very white feathers on her breast
     
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  2. I-Have-Happy-Hens

    I-Have-Happy-Hens Songster

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    Pic #1 lavender orpington [​IMG]
     
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  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Quote:No, the hatchery My Pet Chicken, would not have lavender orpingtons LOL! If they did, they would have orders backordered for years!

    It could be one of the blue breeds such as Blue Andalusians.
     
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Picture two I would guess, Speckled Sussex.
     
  5. blueberrychickens

    blueberrychickens Songster

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    Dunno, but whatever he/she is, very pretty!!
     
  6. crash0330

    crash0330 Songster

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    the first picture maybe an EE?
     
  7. rilly10

    rilly10 Clover Field Farm

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    Not sure about the first one, but the brown one is a Speckled Sussex!
     

  8. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Songster

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    Maybe a blue Orpington then? I wouldn't think an Andalusian would be considered a heavy breed as it is built more like a Leghorn... A light breed large fowl.
     
  9. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Quote:No hatcheries offer Blue Orpingtons except for Sandhill Preservation.

    Since it does not have feathered feet, I ruled out Blue Cochins.


    I will have to look on MPC and see what they have.
     
  10. akcountrygrrl

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    Blue Jersey Giant??? The other would appear to be a speckled Sussex.
     

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