How do these guys look??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by warsawffagurl, Aug 25, 2008.

  1. warsawffagurl

    warsawffagurl Songster

    Jul 23, 2008
    Warsaw, IN
    I was wondering if my chickens were nice....
    i want to show them in 4-h .. so i was hoping they were worth showing.
    they are still a lil young...
    prolly 2-4 months...

    Zelica ( Jersey Giant Pullet ) *sry about the bad pic they didnt photograph well*

    Achmed ( Jersey Giant Cockerel )

    Twinkie ( Buff Orpington Pullet )

    Nugget ( Buff Orpington Pullet )

    Bertha ( Barred Rock Pullet )

    Thanks everyone,
    Last edited: Aug 25, 2008
  2. EngieKisses

    EngieKisses Songster

    Jul 10, 2008
    Collinsville, Oklahoma
    You have very nice looking chickens.
  3. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

    Jan 1, 2008
    Im not familiar with the other breeds but I really like Twinkie. They are a bit young to tell yet. Make sure that Twinkies undercolor is the same as her top color.
  4. Kanchii

    Kanchii Songster

    Don't know enough about the other breeds but the barred rock isn't show quality. wrong leg color, bad barring and tail. Probably will make a great layer though.
  5. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Madison's right, she's not to the standard for a BR. She looks like a cuckoo maran, not a BR.
  6. Bi0sC0mp

    Bi0sC0mp Songster

    Apr 21, 2008
    they are some real pretty birds for sure worth showing i got a Jersey Giant Cockerel looks just like Achmed .. scary here are some picks of my jg Cockerel and mu jg pullet..

    zelda pullet

    KONG cockerel
  7. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Songster

    Sep 20, 2007
    Marin, California
    I like te jersey giants a lot and twinkie looks really nice too. I agree that your br might actually be a cuckoo marans
  8. warsawffagurl

    warsawffagurl Songster

    Jul 23, 2008
    Warsaw, IN
    hmm.. thats fine with me... about Bertha maybe being a cuckoo maran...
    is there anyway to tell the difference?
  9. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Marans will have pink legs and beak, where on a BR it would be yellow. Also, a BR's barring is more distinct, and it's broken and not as distinct on a maran. Plus, the marans will lay a nice dark egg.
    Last edited: Aug 27, 2008
  10. pipermark

    pipermark Songster

    Jan 26, 2007
    If they arent being judged to the APA standard , go ahead a bring them. APA judges can sometimes come across harsh, but they are just trying to maintain the standard.

    These birds are more industrial quality than show quality, you asked, I answered.

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