ok I have a couple chickens I would appreciate help with...What breed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Farm Chic 29, Mar 23, 2015.

  1. Farm Chic 29

    Farm Chic 29 Out Of The Brooder

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    I got these girls from a local guy who allows a lot of intermixing...
    they often end up dual purpose... eggs and meat...

    but he has bought some on a whim...
    so I am not sure..
    I think I know what 1 is..I suspect on the second...
    and the 3rd has thrown me as I was only supposed to be getting..3 Buff O/ 2 Easter eggers/ and then the 2 that I do not want to say as I don't want to lead anyone into a particular direction...


    after some feedback and or educated ID i will tell you what he said the 2 are...and the third is not any of the ones I was supposed to be getting but the coop was dark when we where grabbing..

    so First one
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    and 3rd one...

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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    The second one looks like a Leghorn and the third I would say either a Dorking or a Welsummer.
     
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  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    The second bird looks like either a Silver Phoenix or a Silver Leghorn. The third one may be an Easter Egger.
     
  4. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    #1 looks like a cross, #2 looks like a Silver Gray Dorking and #3 a Easter Egger!!
     
  5. Farm Chic 29

    Farm Chic 29 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok he said first one was s Egyptian Fayouma cross
    Second is pure EF
    Third was supposed to be EE???
    You note I say supposed to be
    The Pure EF might be based on some pics I have seen.
    The EF cross is supposedly EF.x.EasterEgger??
    Thought?
     
  6. popsicle

    popsicle Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't believe the second bird can be Egyptian Fayoumi--I don't think they come in any varieties besides the silver (and gold?) penciled. Feathersite has no images of a Silver Duckwing or any other variety. She looks like a Phoenix to me--blue legs, silver duckwing, big tail, etc. Not a Silver Dorking--too light, too long legged, don't see five toes. Doubtful Leghorn without yellow legs.

    Easter Eggers can literally look like anything. The third bird certainly could be Easter Egger--that color is common enough in mixed breeds. Can't see enough of the top bird to know--does she have a single comb, pea comb, mixed?
     
  7. Noodlez

    Noodlez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #2 Silver Duckwing Welsummer if her chest is more reddy-brown, if not, Dorking.... #3 Welsummer.
     
  8. popsicle

    popsicle Chillin' With My Peeps

    #2 is not a Welsummer. Welsummers have yellow legs and heavier bodies. Dorkings have five toes--I don't see five toes (doesn't mean they aren't there) and are plumper.
     
  9. Noodlez

    Noodlez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The likelihood of them all being mutts is pretty good, so....who knows.
     
  10. Farm Chic 29

    Farm Chic 29 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok number one has 5 toes..
    Number 2 does not
    Both have blue grey blackish legs
    Number 2 is much smaller like bantam size...
    I am sure there is s mutt issue
    These were for eggs and meat production by an old mountain farmer...
    He was not selective...
    I did buy a french black copper maran pair from another guy who does show... As well as a straight run of 6 chics from him..,
    I will most likely keep the mutts and feed store guys seperate from my show and my rares
     

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