Saw these at the fair, what are they ???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by urbanolive, Sep 26, 2010.

  1. urbanolive

    urbanolive Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw these glorious birds at the Mountain State Fair. I don't know why but hardly any of the show chickens were labeled with the breeds. It was so annoying ! But I want some whatever they are.
     
  2. LovinMyPeeps

    LovinMyPeeps Sees Wine Dots

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    The roo looks black marans. One of the hens black copper marans.. hmm can't be sure of that though and they seem to be clean legged.
     
  3. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2010
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    I think the roo is a Black Giant and the hen to his right a black sex link. The tail showing in the pics is a Red Star and the hen to the far left...I have no idea.
     
  4. Kajunbanty

    Kajunbanty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Black sex link for sure is the hen on the right
     
  5. arherp

    arherp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like black copper marans to me. See what color eggs they wear, if they are not incredibly dark, they are black star.
     
  6. urbanolive

    urbanolive Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, I didn't know black sex links were so pretty. They were definitely clean legged. Why on earth, if you are showing your chickens ,would you not label them ???
     
  7. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2010
    Ringgold, GA
    Quote:Black Coppers have feathered shanks or at least should have. The bird in the pic has clean legs.
     
  8. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like Black Copper Marans which are clean legged. If they had feathered feet they would be French Black Copper Marans.
     
  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Okay, feathered shanks isn't everything. . . [​IMG]

    Then hens are quite likely just Black Sex Links or some other mutt. . . Their legs are too green to be Marans, also, yes, they're clean.

    The black one isn't either of those, probably a Jersey Giant.
     
  10. WVchick71

    WVchick71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Hens are Black Sex Linked but I am not sure of the roo...but would assume it is the same
     

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