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Mystery Box of Female Layers from McMurray--guesses?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sarahandbray, Apr 3, 2016.

  1. sarahandbray

    sarahandbray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had chickens for two years now and I have quite a large flock (for a backyard girl) but I don't know what these are!
    Gray with dark gray/white face
    Solid black with black beak, legs, feathers--only white is on her belly back by her vent
    Two striped ones--one that's super fuzzy and reddish brown

    They are sold as the surprise, full-size layers but that's all we know!
    Sarah
     
  2. sarahandbray

    sarahandbray Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. sarahandbray

    sarahandbray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sarahandbray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sarahandbray Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. sarahandbray

    sarahandbray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got some votes for Black Star or Black Australorp for the dark ones.
     
  7. hippiechickX4

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    I agree with 1&2. 4 kinda looks like a gold wyandotte.
     
  8. sarahandbray

    sarahandbray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!!
     
  9. BaileyMChicks

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    I'd say that #3 and #4 might be EEs. Do they have fluffy faces? #2 might be a black sexlink. I'm not sure about #1.
     
  10. sarahandbray

    sarahandbray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #3 is starting to get fluffy cheeks, so I'm thinking Easter Egger/Ameracuana on that one.
    #4 has smooth cheeks

    #2 people seem to think is a Black Star/Black Sex Link

    #1 might be Black Australorp? But I got some of them from McMurray last year and they weren't so gray.
     

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