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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickenlover54, Dec 14, 2009.

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    Here is Mouse and Betty. I don't dub or anything and only have a few.
    Not the greatest photo either but, here they are. They have a little mud on them
    from a rain shower the same day.
     
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  2. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

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    Quote:you must hatch the hens and me the roo's. Once I get my brown reds and spangles seperated again I'll have to send ya some and some barreds. I'm gettin all kinds of barreds right now but the others are iffy and I have my spangles and brownreds together. My Blue Birchens haven't laid in months dont know what their doing..

    Here are some of the ones that I hatched from yours. I couldn't get a pic of the 2 little brown red hens, they kept hiding behind the others.

    Barred
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    Spangled
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    Now what are these? I thought the eggs were labeled birchen but I really can't remember. I hatched the one roo and 2 hens.

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    Here is my Brown/Red Bantam OEG hen I found living in the wild. This hen was on her own with no farms or source anywhere near -- an office park (and had been reported there for about a year before I caught her. She tamed down quickly (and I can just pick her up now. She even flies to me. She has hatched & raised several broods for me. Since the eggs are large fowl eggs, I only give her 4-5 eggs/ chicks to brood as that is about all she can cover. She hatches anything I set under her & is an excellent mother:
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  4. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

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    Quote:you must hatch the hens and me the roo's. Once I get my brown reds and spangles seperated again I'll have to send ya some and some barreds. I'm gettin all kinds of barreds right now but the others are iffy and I have my spangles and brownreds together. My Blue Birchens haven't laid in months dont know what their doing..

    Here are some of the ones that I hatched from yours. I couldn't get a pic of the 2 little brown red hens, they kept hiding behind the others.

    Barred
    http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii121/becky3086/BarredOeg.jpg

    Spangled
    http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii121/becky3086/SpangledOeg.jpg

    Now what are these? I thought the eggs were labeled birchen but I really can't remember. I hatched the one roo and 2 hens.

    http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii121/becky3086/Oegunknown.jpg
    http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii121/becky3086/Oegunknown2.jpg

    those are BB red
     
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  5. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

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    Ok, you made me go back outside again (don't do that! It's cold [​IMG] lol. ) because I thought the ones that I got from Pampered that were BB red were all black(I only have the two hens) but I went and looked and they are reddish on the head and neck. Absolutely cool, now I have 4 hens and a roo! Even better, I have a cage that they will fit in too, lol. [​IMG]
     
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    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

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    Quote:Here are some of the ones that I hatched from yours. I couldn't get a pic of the 2 little brown red hens, they kept hiding behind the others.

    Barred
    http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii121/becky3086/BarredOeg.jpg

    Spangled
    http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii121/becky3086/SpangledOeg.jpg

    Now what are these? I thought the eggs were labeled birchen but I really can't remember. I hatched the one roo and 2 hens.

    http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii121/becky3086/Oegunknown.jpg
    http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii121/becky3086/Oegunknown2.jpg

    those are BB red

    Nope, the last 2 are brownred roosters, I've mixed up when labeling them... sorry Also I'm not 100% but I think the barred is a roo too, How old are they??
    Brownred hens when young will be almost black then the older they get the brown lacing around their necks come in. Let me see if I can find some pic's on here if not I'll take some..
     
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    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

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    Ok Becky, found some pic's. Here is my old brown/red roo this is what yours will look like matured, and the hens also, so looks like you got ya a trio on the brownreds

    The roo
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  8. becky3086

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    Ok, the first brown reds that I thought were labeled birchen did not come from you Pampered. They came from a swap on here. The brown reds that I got from you are almost black with just a bit of dark red on their heads and necks.
    I know what you mean about the barred but I was just thinking the same the other day, how big the comb and wattles are but I am pretty sure it has to be a hen. It has never crowed that I know of and is in with the others I hatched from you(hens), plus a buff sebright(hen) and a barred rock bantam roo and I think all are laying, not sure but I see no roo tail on her and no pointed saddle feathers. Maybe it is just real late in maturing, I guess we'll see.
     
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    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

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    You might be right on the barred, It may be the flash on your camera or the lighting normally the roo's are lighter than the hens. It looks kinda light is why I'm thinking roo. How old is the barred??

    Go back a page or two and look at my pic of my barreds, see how small the comb and waddles are on the hens? That pic was takin maybe a month before laying age? The other pic of the barred roo is the same roo just a lil older so they kinda are late bloomers..
     
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    becky3086 Crested Crazy

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    I went back out again. Here is a picture of the brown reds that I hatched from yours. It took me several tries to get a picture that does show the red on them.
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    You may be right about the barred. I had looked it over a couple days ago and did not see any saddle feathers but today there may be a few feathers growing down by the tail. It really doesn't matter since that is the only one, lol, but in that pen also is my only pure ameraucana bantam hen and I have her in there because I wanted to hatched some bantam barred ee's so even if it is a roo and gets mixed with my ameraucana, I will still get my barred ee's I guess but I do like the bantam barred rock better. Here is a picture of him, he won't stay still so no face shot of him today.
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