Mystery Chickens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SarahJH, Jul 22, 2019.

  1. SarahJH

    SarahJH Hatching

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    Hello all,

    My family and I are new to chicken-raising. We ended up homing 5 chicks hatched by my elder daughter's preschool class. The chicks are about two and a half months old now and we're loving having them so far, but we would like to know exactly what we have. We were told they would be Rhode Island Reds and Black Australorps. We have one Red and 4 questionmarks, lol. I think 2 are RIR mutts, or "barnyard" variety, but 2 of the others leave me totally mystified. What is our all black one? What is our brown and gray feather-footed beauty? Any help you can offer is most appreciated. 20190720_171957.jpg 20190720_171623.jpg 20190720_171528.jpg
     
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  2. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    They're all mixes
     
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  3. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    The large red one is a male
     
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  4. dalasgalas

    dalasgalas Songster

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    The one with the muffs is possibly an Easter Egger mix.
     
  5. redranger209

    redranger209 Crowing

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    Feathered legs with the muffs is a favorolle mix, sorry if I misspelled that, the hairdo looks to be a polish mix, and the red looks to be a RIR mix.
     
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  6. SarahJH

    SarahJH Hatching

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    Thanks all! That could explain why I could not figure any of them out. I hope you are right about the Easter egger mix!
     
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  7. homeschoolin momma

    homeschoolin momma Songster

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    It does look like your brown and grey one with the muffs is an easter egger mix.
     
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  8. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Free Ranging

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    I believe they're all barnyard mixes. And I agree that the big red one looks like a cockerel. It's a very pretty flock you have :love
     
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