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My 3 Girls

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tim85a, Nov 26, 2014.

  1. tim85a

    tim85a Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone.

    I got my first hens a few months ago and in the excitement of picking them up I have forgotten the breads the breeder said they were. Would love any help so I can look into the breads a bit more.

    Here is a photo I took the other day:

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    I think the one at the back is a bluebell? Other than that I don't have a clue!

    Again, thanks for you help in identifying them.

    Tim
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Are you in the UK?

    The bird on the left looks like a salmon Faverolles. The bird in front looks like some hybrid layer, like a black sex link. The grey bird could be a bluebell, another hybrid layer.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  4. tim85a

    tim85a Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, I'm in the UK. Is there different names for different places in the world?
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree.

    Black Sex Links are frequently marketed in the UK as Bovans nera. The Bluebell is a cross between a Rhode Island Red and a Marans.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The UK has different hybird layers than the US, and seems like more of them. I'm not sure we have bluebells here?
     
  8. tim85a

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    Hi, sorry it took so long to reply. I've not had time due to work being busy.

    I have looked on Google for the breeds that you have suggested and most of the photos that come back look like my girls. (I really like the look of the male Faverolles! If I didn't have so many neighbours I would look at getting one).

    Anyway, just wanted to say thankyou for your help in IDing them.

    Tim
     
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