Help with breed of my new hens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lizzychick, Aug 11, 2014.

  1. lizzychick

    lizzychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone- New to the site, new to raising chickens. I adopted five 1 year old laying hens in April.....and am in LOVE!!! I also just adopted a 9 (?) week old and need help in identifying two of my six ladies. Please help! :) Nutmeg the a light colored one year old bantam that lays small cream colored, very oval eggs. Vanilla Bean (Beanie) is our dark 9ish week old baby that is growing FAST. I have absolutely no clue what the bantam is, but I'm guessing black sexlink or black copper maran for the baby. Any suggestions?? I'll include a pic of them together and separate... thoughts...and go.... :)[​IMG]
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    The Black/Brown is a Black Star. The Orange/Tan is a Easter Egger (EE).

    - BantamLover55
     
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  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Black one: Black Sex-Link
    Lighter one: Mixed breed. Don't know what breeds went into her; it is likely that her ancestors haven't been purebred for several generations.

    Both are pretty hens!
     
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  4. lizzychick

    lizzychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the quick replies! [​IMG] I thought maybe black star for the chick, but she has black legs, face, comb... and all the pics of black stars had red combs and yellow/tan legs?.?.? interesting. I never would have guessed bantam easter egger- she has no beard... but maybe an easter egger mixed mutt. She is cute, but shy. Thanks again to you both for your input!!! Much appreciated!!
     

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