Help with Breed & Gender!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Scott135, Dec 2, 2016.

  1. Scott135

    Scott135 New Egg

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    These girls or guys are about 9 weeks.

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  2. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Light Brahma and I am thinking boyh cockerels due to the amount of pink in those combs and wattles. Let's see what others think.
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Light Brahmas. Both male, they are not a fast maturing breed. Those combs are much too developed, much too early for pullets.
     
  4. crhode2clemson

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    Wild hen running around our neighborhood with her sibling rooster. What is she? My husband wants one like her [​IMG]
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Need a better pictured, but some possibilities, just based on coloring, could be Light Sussex, Light Brahma, Columbian Rock, or Columbian Wyandotte.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Your birds are light Brahma cockerels.


    This hen could be several breeds. The coloring is Colombian, if that's what is catching your husband's eye. You can get that same coloring in light Sussex, light Brahmas (they come with feathered feet), Colombian Rocks or Wyandottes. Delawares are also similar colored, but they carry a barring gene on top of the Colombian, so the black is "barred" with stripes of white, not solid black.

    There are other breeds or mixes that could yield the same color, but those are your more common pure breds.
     
  7. crhode2clemson

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    I think he likes the body shape and color combination
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Well, those breeds can give you all a start on where to look. Any time the husband wants to get chickens, I'm totally on board with whatever he wants [​IMG]
     
  9. crhode2clemson

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    Me too! Lol. He protests every time I start talking pets but he never protest the chickens lol
     
  10. Scott135

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    Thanks everyone. Guess I'll buy another coop and more hens. My Daughter will not let me rehome either one of these guys.
     

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