Help with breed -- Now with new pics!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mesmeric, Apr 12, 2012.

  1. mesmeric

    mesmeric New Egg

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    I know my little ones are too young to know gender, but when we bought then from the feed store they didn't even know what kind they had. I was hoping they would be able to tell us that, but they just shrugged and said they were chickens. [​IMG] I felt like saying I knew at least that much.

    Anyone have any ideas? I would love to know what kind we had.

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    I can get more pics if needed.

    EDIT: New pics. I'm sure the four are now barred rocks, but I have two that I still can't place. Also wondering if one of the mystery babies might be a rooster or if the breed just grows like that. I ask because they two look so different.

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    This is the close up of the face, not sure if that is how they naturally grow because the other one is not getting them in which is why I wondered about Roo status.

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    All of them together so you can see how different the other two look. I have a post at the bottom of the page as well that has some pics. I didn't know I could edit thread title to announce new pics at first.
     
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  2. LarissaSlates98

    LarissaSlates98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    possibly barred rock. maybe
     
  3. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    Possibly a Blue Orpington.
     
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  4. BirdyMe

    BirdyMe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, more pictures please. :)

    Do you have any idea whether or not they're bantams?
     
  5. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a mix that had a Barred Rock or Dominique Rooster parent.
     
  6. mesmeric

    mesmeric New Egg

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    I had thought maybe Barred Rock or Dominique myself. Just so hard to be patient and wait for them to grow a little more. Hehe I'm one of those I want to know right now types.

    Hadn't thought of Blue Orpington but it will be exciting to look them up and speculate further. Thanks!
     
  7. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd be quite surprised if they were blue Orpingtons. They're not exactly common.
     
  8. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    I would be too, but sometimes some hatcheries try to make some up.

     
  9. mesmeric

    mesmeric New Egg

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    Got some more pics to see if anyone can see more. I think I might have 4 Barred Rocks and then 2 that I am not sure of because they are not feathering out like the other 4 are. Any ideas?

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    They also have dark legs and feet if that helps, it wasn't wanting so show them off.

    I'm sure these are Barred Rocks, as I have 4 that look like this one.
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