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New Girls - what breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Equest94, Aug 2, 2008.

  1. Equest94

    Equest94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my mom made me trade in one of my roos for 2 laying hens. Ironically, these girls looks a lot like him but in "female form." I'm not sure what breed(s) he was compromised of, but does anyone know what my new girls are?

    Well, this in Gin, the roo I had to get rid of:
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    And these are my new girls - Penelope (aka "Penny) and Henrietta:
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    ^^^Sorry those pictures kind of suck, they were fighting over the same nesting box and would push the other out and then the one would come out of the coop screaming and then would run back in and push the other out. My other hen thinks these new ladies are an odd bunch.

    * Thes girls are about a year old and are pretty small. They are a bit shorter than my other hen who I thought was tiny (I think she is an Ameracuana/EE X Silkie).

    Anyways, these are the eggs they lay:
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    ^^^ They are a very light brown, almost peach colored


    So any ideas on the breed or breeds?


    Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Aug 2, 2008
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    The girls look like hatchery RIRs, but the eggs are pretty pale for that breed. I do have one RIR hen who has always laid an egg that color, however, but she's a complete rebel, LOL.
     
  3. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Golden comet? I love the colors on Gin very handsome.
     
  4. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    Red sex link.
     
  5. chicksinthemachine

    chicksinthemachine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't decide between RIR or red sex links either way great layers.
     
  6. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    RIRs wouldn't have the white feathers. I don't even think hatchery quality would have white feathers, they are just a lighter red than show quality.
     
  7. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

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  8. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Red sex link.
     
  9. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] Rhode Island Reds .
     
  10. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:Yeah my hatchery RIR have a couple of black feathers in the tail - not a speck of white anywhere.
     

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