My batch of 11 week olds. 1: cockerel -- a BBR Kraienkoppe?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ohwhippets, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. ohwhippets

    ohwhippets Out Of The Brooder

    I bought some chicks from Sand Hill Preservation, including Black Australorps, Buff Orps, Kraienkoppes, Gold-laced Wyandottes, and Flame Jaerhons. So that narrows it down, right? [​IMG]

    The images are not high quality; I took them with my camera phone, and Mr. Cockerel was very squirrelly.

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    Next post will be of his presumed sister.
     
  2. ohwhippets

    ohwhippets Out Of The Brooder

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  3. ohwhippets

    ohwhippets Out Of The Brooder

    Quote:Oh dear, pics are worse than I thought. Well, I'll try to get some better shots tomorrow.
     
  4. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Yeah, please do. The second one looks a lot like my Kraienkoppe hen, but I certainly can't be sure.
     
  5. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first does look like a BBRed Kraienkoppe cockerel(I got 2 right now that are somewhat around the same age as yours, I will post pics tonight).

    The pullet does not look like BBRed Kraie. The hens should look like a Brown leghorn. That pullet looks to be a wheaton colour of some sort, if she didn't have them yellow legs i would be inclined to say hatchery quality cubalaya.

    I will go and make some pics of my young Kraies so you can compare.

    *Edit*
    here are pictures of my BBRed Kraie Youngsters:

    Cockerel:
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    Pullet:
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    Hope this helps in ID'ing your birds
     
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2009
  6. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    That pullet can-not be a cubalaya. Cubalaya do not come with yellow legs, even from commercial hatcheries (only one that I know of carries them and that's Ideal). They are white legged only.

    I've from a good authority that Sandhill's cubalaya are of good quailty and type, if not a little on the small side.

    I'm curious to see if the OP can get a better photo of the pullet. [​IMG]
     
  7. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like the BBR hens that are in the group shot on Feathesite. I know her color isn't the typcial for BBR, but not sure how the standard reads on this particular breed.
     
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  9. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Longtails, you can never have too much of this kind of info!
     
  10. Cuban Longtails

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