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Heritage Chickens: What Are The Breeds?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HLKgurl, Feb 8, 2016.

  1. HLKgurl

    HLKgurl Out Of The Brooder

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    What are the breeds of the following chickens? I believe they're all heritage breeds....

    Thanks in advance!


    Roosters:

    Rooster #1
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    Rooster #2
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    Rooster #3
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    Rooster #3 (he's a small rooster, maybe half the size of a regular rooster)
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    Rooster #4
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    Rooster #5
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    Hens:

    Black Hen #1 - small comb
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    Black Hen #2 - regular comb
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    Black Orange Hen #3
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    Orange Black Hen #4
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    Tiny Red Hen w/black tail #5
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    Dusty Red Hen #6
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    Speckled Grey Hen #7
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    Tiny Black Hen #8
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    Tiny Red/dusty red hen #9
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    White Hen with a Small Comb #10
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    White speckled with grey Hen #11
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    Grey necked white hen #12
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  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Most of them look like mixed breeds.
     
  3. HLKgurl

    HLKgurl Out Of The Brooder

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    And what breeds would be included in that?

    Thanks!
     
  4. ViolinPlayer123

    ViolinPlayer123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    RIR, Sussex, Delaware, Plymouth Rock...etc.
     
  5. Eps32

    Eps32 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What ever the mixed breed is. That forth rooster is stunning.
     
  6. HLKgurl

    HLKgurl Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks!

    The only breed I can pick out is the RIR. Could someone please point out what chickens are which crosses? I'd really appreciate it! :)
     
  7. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    The R.I. Red isn't the best could even be hatchery stock, the rest of the birds are either hatchery stock or cross bred.

    Note --
    Hatchery stock can be considered "cross bred" since most hatcheries have cross there stock to be feather sexed at birth.

    The only bird that might come close to being "Heritage" is the R.I. Red.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    No clue, guessing the breeds a chicken is mixed with is like shooting in the dark. It's very hard!
     
  9. Mishlerfarm24

    Mishlerfarm24 Out Of The Brooder

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    Your first hen looks like a Australorp. Your hen number 7 looks like a Plymouth Rock. Your roosters are all beautiful!!!!
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    I noticed that too. [​IMG]
     

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