Need help with two hens!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jacca5, Apr 18, 2008.

  1. jacca5

    jacca5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two hens that look exactly like my two light brahma hens but they have NO feathers on their legs or feet. Does this mean that they are mixed breed or entirely different breed then the LB?
     
  2. Harley's girl

    Harley's girl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Maybe you have a delaware! Here is a pic of a hen. From what I see they look like brahmas only with out feather feet!
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  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Light Brahmas will have peacombs......
     
  4. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    If they have the same feather pattern as light brahmas, then it is a columbian pattern. There are a few LF breeds that come in columbian, like plymouth rocks, wyandottes, and light sussex. Check the comb, if it is a single comb it is either a plymouth rock or sussex, the way to tell the difference in those breeds is leg color, sussex have white legs like orps and rocks will have yellow legs. If it has a rose comb it is a wyandotte. If they have a different comb then they could be a cross breed or even someones breeding project culls for the columbian color in a different breed.
     
  5. jacca5

    jacca5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a pic of them. They are the two on the left. If it is not a close enough pic I'll take another. Thanks for your help!




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  6. jacca5

    jacca5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they look like a wyandotte. Let me know if that is correct.
     
  7. Harley's girl

    Harley's girl Chillin' With My Peeps

    WOW those are beautiful!!! [​IMG]
     
  8. jacca5

    jacca5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank You I really do enjoy having them. I only have 7 hens and a rooster. But that was just the begining. I now have 3 five week old chicks and 16 eggs in the incubator [​IMG].

    It has taken forever to figure out what each of them are.
     
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  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Columbian Wyandottes aren't that common, but there they are! There are several color pictures in the great book "Living with Chickens".
     

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