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shelter took in 32 chickens-help with IDs

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sueandthe6, Jan 30, 2015.

  1. sueandthe6

    sueandthe6 Chirping

    May 18, 2014
    southeast Pa
    so there are mostly small banty sized birds-some in between sized and some large. I think we got a lot of them Id'd- but not all and the banties maybe aren't all identifiable someone said. so here's a couple pics to start. These are the bigger birds. [​IMG]

    so two or three of the 5 of these have muffs. thinking EE/barred rock crosses. I think they are all hens but they stayed bunched and the cochin roo seemed less than thrilled with our picture taking so he wouldn't get out of the way. they have next to no comb but seem a bit large to not have a comb yet. I know nothing about EE but I know my barred rock roos I have already have huge combs so I am lost.
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2015
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

    Jul 24, 2013
    The barred birds are probably Barred Easter Eggers (possibly created by crossing a Barred Rock with an Ameraucana or EE). I'm not sure on each bird's gender, though I think I see mostly pullets.
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

    Jul 24, 2013
    I agree.
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

    May 14, 2014

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