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Help telling the breeds?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Silivrenwolf, Dec 1, 2013.

  1. Silivrenwolf

    Silivrenwolf New Egg

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    Wondering if anyone could help me in figuring out what breeds these birds are. They are all different ones and stupid me forgot to write them all down when we bought them as chicks.

    I'd like to know so I can try and figure out which ones are laying. :) It's been very exciting!

    These are the photos I have of them right now. I will get updated photos of all as we have 9. Sadly one was attacked by a predator and lost. :(

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  2. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    #1 is a Black Star
    #2 is a partridge something but it doesn't fit my idea of Partridge Rock or Wyandotte or Chantecler so I don't know what it is. It looks like it might have a rose comb. If it has a rose comb it might be a Partridge Wyanodotte with not very good lacing.

    #3 is likely a Black Australorp
    #4 looks like it is a White Rock

    #5 is a Barred Rock

    All of those are really good laying breeds. They look to be close to laying but not quite yet as their combs are not that red. Their combs will get bigger and really red when they are mature enough to lay.

    My guesses.
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  3. Silivrenwolf

    Silivrenwolf New Egg

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    Here are a few other photos I forgot I had. I know two breeds for sure and thats a Canadian Chantecler and a Russian Orloff :D

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    My cutie pie Russian Orloff as a chick. I named Chicken Little as.she was the smallest out of them all.
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  4. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

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  5. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, she is not an Orloff, they have muff and a very upright stance. That chick is probably your Partridge chicken though.
     
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  6. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay I was just researching and came across this picture
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    (My Pet Chicken.com Partridge Chantecler)

    I did not know that Chanteclers came in partridge. So I am now thinking that your partridge girl could possibly be your Chantecler.
     
  7. popsicle

    popsicle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Where did you get them from?

    [​IMG] I also see what looks like a Light Brown Leghorn or Welsummer in the middle to the right of the cat.
     
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  8. flockman

    flockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agree
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    If you indeed had an Orloff, it was the one lost. That chick you show isn't an Orloff, but probably your Chantecler.

    I see a black sex link, the partridge Chantecler, maybe some type of game hen in birchen color, a white rock, and I also think the barred bird might be a Cuckoo Marans. Yellow legs should be a Rock, white legs a Marans. It's hard to say from pattern alone as hatchery barred birds can be so messy. Enlarging the group shot the legs look grey, so I'm thinking maybe they're white and it's a Marans.

    Speaking of enlarging the group shot, what is that cat? It's kind of creeping me out [​IMG]
     
  10. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am agreeing with Popsicle and Donrae , the barred one does look more like a Cuckoo Marans. She should have white legs if she is a Marans. A barred Rock will have yellow legs.
     

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