not sure what breed i have.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kelsey, Dec 10, 2011.

  1. kelsey

    kelsey Out Of The Brooder

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    i have three chickens that i think are Anconas but im not sure. they look kind of like speckled sussex but are black. they are about 3 months i think. ive looked on the internet for pictures of them at about two and a half months but cant find any good pictures. i havent had a chance to take a picture of them yet but i will as soon as i get the chance. if you have any pictures of anconas at any age please post them.. thanks
     
  2. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  3. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They could also be excheuqer leghorns. They have white and black feathers, Anconas have black feathers with white tips

    Excheuqer leghorn(from feathersite)
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    An ancona rooster and 3 hens (my birds)
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    See the difference??
     
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What color are their earlobes?
     
  5. kelsey

    kelsey Out Of The Brooder

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    I think the earlobes are white, ill check again whew I see them and take some pictures to upload. They look like anconas but they have more white on their chest than black. I'm not sure if this is because thay are still young or not
     
  6. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my anconas at 4-5 weeks
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  7. kelsey

    kelsey Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:That's exactly what mine look like so I guess that's what they are lol. thanks for all the replies
     
  8. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are mine. I have two Anconas.
    One at a few days old [​IMG]
    One at 4-5 months old [​IMG]
    And both now at over 1yr old [​IMG]

    As adults they have mottled feathers and legs (yellow legs with black spots)
     

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