Need some help! What do i have here?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 68mmassey, Oct 7, 2009.

  1. 68mmassey

    68mmassey New Egg

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    Hello all,
    I am new to the chicken business and need help identifying what breed of chickens I have. I believe these are all the same breed. These are the best pictures I have ( I hope they load okay). Can someone steer me in the right direction? Your help is greatly appreciated.

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  2. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    The hens look like production reds to me. I'm not sure on the roos since they have feathered feet.
     
  3. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    I would say Red Sexlink or Red Star. I don't think they are purebreds.
     
  4. Chicken Fruit

    Chicken Fruit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Iam thinking RIR's on the hens, the roo's look like mutts.

    All of them look healthy and functional though... and pretty, especially that one roo.
     
  5. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    I think the hens are too light for RIRs - maybe NH Reds? Except I'm unsure of leg color on NHRs. The roos are REALLY pretty!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. CHICKENBOY 1

    CHICKENBOY 1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The roos Look Like Marans To Me.[​IMG]
     
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  7. CHICKENBOY 1

    CHICKENBOY 1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used to have hens that looked just like those they were mutts.
     
  8. noitulover

    noitulover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    red sex link roos, i believe.
     
  9. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    Only reason I didn't say rsl hens is that they usually have some white in them, not always but I think it would be odd to have that many with no white and with black. They could be an RIR x NHR which would basically be a production red. The roos appear to have feathered legs so I would guess some kind of mutt.
     
  10. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    The roosters coloring is all most like a pyle as for a breed Im not shure>
    The hens look like hatchery New hampshires..
    ( A Rhode Island Red x New Hamshire is just a New Hampshire.. The RIR was the foundation stock for the New Hampshire and there is no record of outside blood having been introduced.)

    A Production Red is a RIR x Leghorn....
    http://bloslspoutlryfarm.tripod.com/id29.html

    Chris
     
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