my new chickens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by usuario, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. usuario

    usuario New Egg

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    hey everybody! I m new to chicken keeping. I got these two chicken for christmas, since I had been begging for one. I need to know which breed are they, so I can meet their needs. thank you! [​IMG]


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  2. Ducclelover10

    Ducclelover10 Overrun With Chickens

    The first one looks like an Australorp but I don't know about the second one.
     
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    I think they are mixed as australorps dont have white ear lobes or yellow legs what does the brown ones body look like?
     
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  4. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Beautiful mixes.
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    they are mxes...what do you mean by needs?
     
  6. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Look like mixes to me too, and they would have the same needs as any other chicken. Good luck with them :)
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  7. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like two lovely hens of the barnyard variety. There is a lot of good information on this site about caring for chickens and I'd encourage you to read all that you can since 2 hens have been known to turn to 20 by a process known as "chicken math".
     
  8. Jodsta

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    The first looks to be an Australorp X Rhode Island Red. Pure bread australorp has black eyes and legs. ;-)
     
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