Once upon a time to me a chicken was a chicken, what type is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by fcoop, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. fcoop

    fcoop Out Of The Brooder

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    So, after having chickens at my children's centre for the past few weeks, we have decided that we are going to keep 3 chickens.

    After spending lots of time researching so that we were definately up for the gig of being full time carers for these chicks, we have gone out and bought the whole shebang...however, i dont know what sort they are...

    i think they are pretty standard, but you all seem to have different types.. please help [​IMG]

    thanks in advance...

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  2. Jena

    Jena The Welsh Witch

    Nov 2, 2008
    Cardiff
    Something seems to be up with your picture.

    Have you uploaded it to your "Uploads" section?

    If you have and itis still not showing up then contacta Moderator, itmaybe part of the new server glich.

    In the meantime, try giving us a description.
     
  3. Jena

    Jena The Welsh Witch

    Nov 2, 2008
    Cardiff
    Sorry it is showing up now.

    I do not have an answer for you I am sorry but I am sure others will advise.
     
  4. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it's a white chicken.
     
  5. scrapnfool

    scrapnfool Out Of The Brooder

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    Please note that I'm a newbie here too, however, I have 31 chicks right now and yours looks so much like mine. Mine are Buff Orpingtons. Could be wrong, just my guess.
     
  6. Patchesnposies

    Patchesnposies Chickens.....are my ONE weakness!

    Mar 5, 2008
    Southern New Mexico
    It seems so much lighter than my buff's were as babies. Do you think it could be a Leghorn?

    I hope you'll post more pic's as it grows and more feathers come in.

    Deb
     
  7. fcoop

    fcoop Out Of The Brooder

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    Today the chickens are two weeks old... an updated pic... two of them are a little darker than the other one... and i suppose a little more developed.

    Sorry pic isnt the best, but it shows the feathers (so far).

    Thank you to everyone so far for your answers!

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  8. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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    http://www.ithaca.edu/staff/jhenderson/chooks/chooks.html


    Leghorn
    ? Plymouth rock?? Just wild guesses, I am no expert and do not own either breed....

    This breed chard has lots of pics of both chicks and mature birds (click on the abbreviations under the breed name.) You can look through the breeds that occur in white and see what you find. Lots of other good info on the differences between breeds as well.
     
  9. Poultry Palace

    Poultry Palace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm no expert either, but they look like leghorns to me
     
  10. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2008
    Hayward, Ca
    im going with white leghorn too where di you get it it could also be one of those birds bred to lay e g g s comercially they are white chicks/chickens too
     

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