Need Help with Breed & Sex...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by happyhens120, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. happyhens120

    happyhens120 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! I'm fairly new to this "chicken stuff", but have a flock of 8 laying hens (4 Red Sex Links, 2 Barred Rock crosses, 2 mutts), and a beautiful Buff Orpington roo. I recently picked up two new chicks, and was told when I bought them that they were 8 weeks old (a week ago), and that they were Ameraucanas.

    I showed some pictures to a friend who didn't think that they were pullets, and didn't think they were Ameraucanas. [​IMG] So, now I need some help. I would love some of your opinions as to what I have now! Thanks! [​IMG]

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  2. JakRat

    JakRat Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    russian orlofts?
     
  4. GuineaLady93

    GuineaLady93 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also think that they are Russian Orloffs.
     
  5. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:x2 -- Definitely not Ameraucanas. But Russian Orloffs... [​IMG] I want some...
     
  6. happyhens120

    happyhens120 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Wow! You're right, they definitely look like Orloffs! That's kind of exciting! Although I was looking forward to some Easter Eggs, but...

    Thanks everyone for your input!

    Definitely ladies, then??
     
  7. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yep, both look like pullets.
     
  8. budda

    budda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you were near Atlanta, I would trade you a couple Easter Eggers for them gals!!
     
  9. happyhens120

    happyhens120 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Good! I look forward to inviting my friend over for some eggs from the "cockerels!" hehe [​IMG]
     

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