Help me figure out my chicken breeds

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jesslooper, Mar 9, 2017.

  1. jesslooper

    jesslooper New Egg

    Mar 9, 2017
    Can anyone tell me what kind of chickens I have? I thought they were EEs but now I am thinking not. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 9, 2017
  2. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Overrun With Chickens

    Hello, and welcome to BYC! I'm pretty sure that EEs are mixed breeds.
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, jesslooper, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! I am not a good breed guesser but they don't look like EEs. But the folks in the link below are awesome! You might try and get a little closer up pic, however. Here's the link:
    And if you'd like to chat with some local poultry peeps, find your state thread here and say howdy:
    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! [​IMG]
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hello and welcome to BYC.

    Best wishes
  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under jesslooper [​IMG] Welcome!

    Sorry, I am not good at breeds either and redsoxs has given you a good link for some definitive answers. Is that your whole flock? The rooster to hen ratio looks a tad unbalanced.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
  6. N F C

    N F C home again! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    I'm not great at the id game but they don't look like EE to me either...maybe some type of game bird mix. Check out the link redsoxs has given you and provide clear, full body photos to help identify them.

    Best of luck to you!
  7. micah wotring

    micah wotring Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 6, 2015
    WV boy here!
    Welcome to BYC! This is THE place to be for anything and everything poultry related...
    Whether you're looking for help, info, insight, poultry breeders, ideas, or just friends, you've come to the right place!

    redsoxs gave you a great link! Follow that and the folks over there should be able to help ya!

    Anyway, great to have ya here!

    Make it a great day!

  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Looks like too many roosters and too few hens. Please post photos at "what breed or gender is this." It's better to have individual photos of each.
  9. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Hello, and welcome to Backyard chickens! I am so glad that you joined us, and I hope you will make yourself at home here and enjoy it as much as I have! :frow


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