Mystery chickens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by RhpsPython, Sep 14, 2016.

  1. RhpsPython

    RhpsPython Out Of The Brooder

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    Only thing I knew about these 3 ladies is that they came from red barn and that the largest one was older by a few weeks than the other two. Now that they've grown a bit, I am curious as to what breeds they might be.
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    Big girl Henny Penny, smallish single comb and is same size now as my 2 year old Barred rock ladies.

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    The two little gals just seem to have a different build than Henny and much larger combs.
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    Any ideas would be fun to hear, I had a few but as they've grown I'm just not so sure anymore.
     
  2. MonicainAZ

    MonicainAZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess is that Henny Penny is either an Australorp or a Jersey Giant. You can look at the bottom of her feet - if they are yellow that would be a Jersey, if they are pink/white that would be an Aussie.

    My guess on the other two could be Andalusians or Minorcas. I am unsure of the finer points of distinction between these two breeds.
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x2, I would guess the same.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    me too
     
  5. chickencraz

    chickencraz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure what the top one is, but probably Australorp or Jersey Giant. If she has white skin on her feet- Australorp, yellow- Jersey Giant, black- ?

    The rest are black Minorcas, unless they ever start getting white on their faces, in which case they'd be Spanish.
     

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