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please help with 2 hens and a roo

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mamaof3, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. mamaof3

    mamaof3 New Egg

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    okay we were given these 3 chickens last summer, they came from 4 house down and were told the hens were the best layers!! HAHAHAHAH SOOO NOT THE CASE for us!

    We have no clue what they are!! Have not had the first egg and you can hardly get within like 4 feet of them!! Can someone please help me identify them and then possibly give me some pointers as I am looking into getting some babies from Ideal and dont know if there will be problems with these!!


    Thanks so much in advance!!!

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  2. willowcol

    willowcol Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2008
    Macclesfield NC
    are they bantams, hard to tell from the pics. Maybe game birds? My OEGB's like to eat thier eggs so I can't get them, lol.
     
  3. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

    Nov 10, 2007
    Panama City ,Florida
    they look like some kind of game fowl mix
     
  4. mamaof3

    mamaof3 New Egg

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    I am going to redo my pics and see if they come out better, so maybe you can tell!!

    Sorry they are huge now, I am having such issues with my pics! See I really need help!!
     
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  5. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

    Nov 10, 2007
    Panama City ,Florida
    maybe jungle fowl

    These are pic I got off of feathersite

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  6. clayhill

    clayhill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    maybe jungle fowl

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  7. mamaof3

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    oh my goodness thank you soo much!! I have searched for what seems like forever!! That is just like my rooster. Now if they would only lay eggs, but I just found out we are the 3rd family to own them so I am guessing they are old.
     
  8. fowlafoot

    fowlafoot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Junglefowl are straight combed and would be a much lighter build... you have American Games, I'd guess in the Hatch family
     
  9. prariechiken

    prariechiken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    AMerican game, crosses of 2 or more strains/families more than likely... Green legged hen looks to have Hatch blood in her, but without talking to the breeder anyones guess is just as good as mine. They are decent layers and are the best incubators you could ever own....
     
  10. Poohbear

    Poohbear On a Time Out

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    Hen looks 4 years old or more. Rooster is somewhere around 2 years old. just my guess.
     

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