help!! four unknows!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FarmerJoe411, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. FarmerJoe411

    FarmerJoe411 Out Of The Brooder

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    This lot was given to me, and are supposedly all hens. also came with a Minorca roo and a black and while Hamburg. all should be about the same age. i cannot for sure identify these four. so far ive guessed that "LBB" - New Hampshire Red, "Spanky" - a Australorp, and "Egg" a Delaware hen (not for sure b/c she has that specked collar around her neck). but i HAVE NO IDEA what Butch is, especially she has the mane-like feathering around her/his neck! help!


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    "Spanky"

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    "LBB"

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    "Butch"

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    "Egg"


    *can take more pics if nessacary
     
  2. yankeedoodle300

    yankeedoodle300 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Butch could be a Guy, but i dont know... the rest are Girls, i think... [​IMG]
     
  3. hennyannie

    hennyannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LBB looks like a sexlink and Butch looks like EE.Not sure about Spanky but I believe you may be right about Egg. I was thinking they all look like pullets.
     
  4. FarmerJoe411

    FarmerJoe411 Out Of The Brooder

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    not to sound ignorant but what is an EE [​IMG]
     
  5. loot4louie

    loot4louie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    EE means easter egg, could lay eggs of blue, green, pink, brown shades. Pretty blue girl. I have a blue orp and a blue jersey giant/isa brown cross that look similiar. The brown is probably a production layer as stated above- Pretties birds- enjoy you eggs!!
     
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:Easter Egger. What a lot of people call Americaunas but are actually mutts that lay colored eggs [​IMG]
     
  7. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Spanky's not black enough to be a BA. I'd say a she's a blue something.

    LBB looks more like a Red Sexlink, and a pullet.

    Butch is an EE pullet. With the green legs and pea comb looks like you'll be getting green/blue eggs from her one day.

    Egg is a Delaware pullet.
     
  8. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:x2 Right on the dot.



    But again, green legs do NOT mean green/blue eggs. Ameraucanas have slate legs and lay blue eggs. . . Some EE's have yellow legs and lay blue/green eggs. Leg color means nothing.
     
  9. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:x2 Right on the dot.



    But again, green legs do NOT mean green/blue eggs. Ameraucanas have slate legs and lay blue eggs. . . Some EE's have yellow legs and lay blue/green eggs. Leg color means nothing.

    I thought if an EE had both the colored legs and the pea comb then they'd lay the colored eggs. I've read that in lots of places on here... That's why I said that. But you know more about EEs than I do -- I've only had mine about 5 months! [​IMG]
     
  10. FarmerJoe411

    FarmerJoe411 Out Of The Brooder

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    i will have to get a better picture of spanks, she is definetly head hen though! and weird thing is that she has very very small, thin spurs. almost like a really small thorn. but im pretty sure shes a hen (she is best friends with the rooster)
     

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