Need a little help determining breed of chickens please

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Nak86, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. Nak86

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    Hi guys I'm new to raising chickens and after much research I'm stumped on exactly what breeds of chickens I have and some whether what sex they are I started our with just a few but acquired some here and some there and now have 2 roosters for sure and the rest girls I hope. So yeah any help determining the sex and breed is much appreciated. I bought some Road Island Reds and so far they look like the pictures I see online but there are a few that are a bit brighter:

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    I bought a few at a different feed store that told me that they ONLY had RIR but when I got there these (in my limited experience clearly were not) were the only ones they had and looked nice so I bought them:
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    The two lighter ones are the ones in question I think they are Orpingtons.

    When I was at the same store I bought this one too because it looked cool but what breed is it?
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    A friend of a friend gave me four chickens and I know one for sure is a RIR but the other three I have no idea what breed or even there sex all are extremely flighty and seclude themselves from the rest of my flock which range from 5-7 weeks old about the age i assume these are also:
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    this one is missing its tail feathers I don't know how it lost them

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    This one ran out of my dog kennel that I used to transport them and squared right up with my young rooster and they both flared out their neck feathers so that makes me believe its not a female.

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    This one I have no idea on ether

    Thank you for the help guys.
     
  2. Nak86

    Nak86 New Egg

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    sorry new here and just realized I posted this on the wrong thread
     
  3. Chris09

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    1- New Hampshire
    2- From Left to right a EE (Easter Egger), Buff Orpington, Buff Orpington, Rhode Island Red
    3- EE
    4- The one with Blue legs and the one with Green legs are Game (I think the brown one is a hen and the light color one is a rooster)
    5- Game hen
    6- Game (I think rooster)

    Chris
     

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