New hens! What mixes?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NewHopePoultry, Jan 6, 2011.

  1. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    Yesterday I got 3 hens for free. They are very pretty.

    1 appears to be an Easter Egger and the other 2 Brahma crosses, but Im not sure.
    They are the same shape & size, but different color patterns.
    1 looks to be a splashed and the other almost looks barred. Both have feathered feet.
    Am I right about the markings?
    The lady I got them from knows nothing about them. She said she got 20 of them for her kids and was down to 7.
    She has no clue what breeds she started with.

    Sorry the pictures arent very good.

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  2. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they look like easter eggers an ameraucana cross

    congrats nice lookin hens:)
     
  3. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    You are correct marebear [​IMG] the ones with the feathered feet would be your Brahma mixes and the one without (assuming the brownish one) is the Easter Egger.
     
  4. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    There was 4 hens left that we couldnt catch. 1 BR, 1 BO and 2 RIs.
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    First two are Easter Eggers. First one is a typical wildtype BBR color, the second is a messy looking splash, the third is a Light Brahma, just VERY poor coloring.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Quote:Can you go back at night and pick them up when they're roosting? I'm all for free hens!
    Agree, the first one is classic ee, the others brahma mixes.
    Congrats on your find!
     
  7. NewHopePoultry

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    Im going back to get the others on Sat [​IMG]

    The 2 white ones look the same except for the markings.
     
  8. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    What could they be mixed with?
     
  9. NewHopePoultry

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    The 2 whiteish ones are pretty big
     
  10. NewHopePoultry

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    The 2 whiteish ones are pretty big
     

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