Production Red maybe? I'm just not sure.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LoriC, Sep 9, 2012.

  1. LoriC

    LoriC Out Of The Brooder

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    These chicks were part of a brood that the neighbor's chicken hatched in my shed. The neighbor doesn't know what breed they are, because she inherited her flock from another neighbor. I'm just trying to figure out what breed they are:


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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    They are cross breds - possibly with a high percentage of RIR blood.
     
  3. LoriC

    LoriC Out Of The Brooder

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    When they were chicks they looked a lot like an Ameracauna chick - You can just barely seeing one peek out from under Mom:

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  4. ChickenExtreme

    ChickenExtreme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are definitely a mix. How was they looking like Ameraucana chicks? Coloring?
     
  5. LoriC

    LoriC Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, they had a widow's peak on their head. When I did an image search on chicks, they looked like ones that were identified as Ameraucana. But maybe the pic I found on the net was mis-identified. Here's my chick:


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  6. ChickenExtreme

    ChickenExtreme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh ok, lol, There are a lot of chicks that look a like at first, but ameraucanas have the beard and muffs, like this

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  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I"m thinking 2 roos 1 hen.
     
  8. LoriC

    LoriC Out Of The Brooder

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    Well, even though my babies are mutts, they are good-looking mutts :)

    I believe one of my other hens that I inherited is at least part Ameraucana. Her name is Raggedy Ann. She's still very camera shy, but you can see her puffy cheeks, even from the back.


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  9. ChickenExtreme

    ChickenExtreme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just to clarify, I'm not disputing your EE's aren't pretty, lol. Most all EE's are gorgeous [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. LoriC

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    No offense taken. I have a very motley crew (in fact, that is their nickname). The six hens I got are a very mixed bunch. Once I can sit down and get some decent pictures of them, I'll post them and see if I can figure out what they are. But I'm pretty sure they are mostly (if not all) mutts. But I'm getting eggs, and they are very entertaining, so it's all good. Depending on the size of my flock come county fair time next year, I might add some Polish to the mix. I dig the hair-do's! [​IMG] <----------- 80's Headbanger Chicken
     

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