My neighbor's random "pullets"

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Erin K, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. Erin K

    Erin K Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My poor neighbor first got a single "laying pullet" and it turned out to be a STUNNING rooster. [​IMG] We are working on getting him a home.

    He got 4 new pullets. There are two like this buff one. They are Buff Orpingtons right? He thinks that's what the lady said. They booth look hennish to me.

    Then there are these other two random ones. What are they? Also there is the one in this pic, which is the darker of the two, the other is supposed to be the same but is lighter.

    Is this dark bird a roo? did he get burned AGAIN?

    I'm hoping it is a girl because he only wants 2 or 3 hens and if all 4 are hens I might can talk him out of one of the BO's because I really want one. [​IMG]
     
  2. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    You are right about the Buff Orpingtons, and the other hen looks like an Easter Egger to me. The two chickens in the picture look like hen to me.
     
  3. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    Where did your neighbor get the pullets from? They look like hatchery birds.
     
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  4. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The dark brown hen is an Easter Egger and they lighter one is a Buff Orpington.
     
  5. shelleen

    shelleen Out Of The Brooder

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    Yep, Buffs & EE's. Both hens & great layers! Got my first Buffs this year & they are SO mellow! Love it!
    Hope you can get some too!
     
  6. Erin K

    Erin K Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hurray! Poor guy got the one roo we are trying to home already.

    He got them from a feed store. So that's hatchery right? I'm assuming that's why their heritage was so random.

    What identifies the EE as such? He will be happy, he wanted colored eggs, I just wonder. It seems like all random birds are EE but I know that's not right.

    I did say, "looks like those might be Easter Eggers" so I feel sorta educated. I was pretty sure on the BO's.

    I really want a BO but my DH says we have enough chickens. [​IMG]

    Anyone want a hatchery Americauna which might be an EE afterall but is STUNNING/ lol
     
  7. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Easter Eggers can lay eggs that are blue, green and pink.
     
  8. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:or brown. Hopefully he gets some colorful ones though.
     
  9. Erin K

    Erin K Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:or brown. Hopefully he gets some colorful ones though.

    I hope he loves them both and wants to keep them and give me the orps! [​IMG]
     
  10. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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