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Two Im a little confused on...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kaelinstorm, Jul 8, 2011.

  1. Kaelinstorm

    Kaelinstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 17, 2011
    I got these in a bulk tub at TSC and all they said were they were all runners (I dont think they knew much at all LOL) But I think the white is a Cornish(?) Shes pretty chunky unlike the white leghorns Ive seen... and the One in the back I think is an Araucana or an Americauna but Im not sure at all. It had markings similar to a baby mallard duck when it was younger (brown and yellow streaks on its head) This one takes a slimmer more feminine look than the white one (as you can see)

    Heres a "close-up" of the speckled one. The one in front is a Bantam, I know that.

    Keep in mind they are still quite young. About 2 months old? Ive lost track of time [​IMG] If anyone can tell me what they are I would appreciate it! It wouldnt matter much because they are my girl-fellers but Id still love to know! [​IMG]

  2. MinnerBuckwheat

    MinnerBuckwheat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 23, 2011
    West Michigan
    White one is a Cornish Rock Cross it looks like, and will need to be butchered before it gets much older. Stripey one looks to be a Barred rock roo...maybe black sex link roo. Not sure on the other.
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Your biggest white one is a meat bird (male) and should be about time to put on the table.

    The smallest is also a male, not sure of breeds on the non meat birds, just they look to be of Mediterranean decent.
  4. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 25, 2010
    Kansas City
    I think you are right on the cornish x, and the other looks like a dark brahma. Does it have some feathers on her legs?
  5. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2011
    The white one is definitely a Cornish Cross. She will need butchering soon [​IMG]. The grey girl is most likely a Standard Silver Duckwing Old English Game hen. I would need a picture of her comb to make absolutely sure though.

    Either way, a very handsome group!
  6. mommto3kiddos

    mommto3kiddos Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 9, 2011
    White looks like a Cornish X Hen
    The Speckled Banty is a Crele Colored Old English Game Roo
    And the other two look like Dark Brahmas to me!! (hens)
    Last edited: Jul 8, 2011
  7. Kaelinstorm

    Kaelinstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 17, 2011
    I dont butcher mine. I keep them as pets/layers. [​IMG] I checked on Black Sexlinks and Barred rocks and it doesnt look like any in the pictures and the babies definitely dont look like this one did as a baby

    This isnt my picture but this is EXACTLY what it looked like as a baby
  8. Kaelinstorm

    Kaelinstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 17, 2011
    Oh and the "other two" are the same bird Teehee Thats Bacon. BTW Biscuits The Cornish (who will not be on my plate soon LOL) For some reason has never grown feathers on her butt! I am sure they arent being picked and shes eatting the right stuff... I cant figure it out!? Some seem to be coming in but they have seemed that way for a month now... like they are growing at a snails pace! Whats wrong with her? Oh and are yall sure that little Bantam is a guy? [​IMG] I dont need another Roo! X( It hasnt started to crow or anything... and its really skiddish - Unlike my full grown Roo (Snack) who is a terror and a half with a size complex! As for Dark Brahma do those all have fuzzy feets? Because she doesnt...? Maybe shes just a pure american mutt chicken?! LOL
  9. krcote

    krcote Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2008
    Concord, NH
    Quote:You won't likely have the choice of keeping as a layer with your Cornish X.
  10. Kaelinstorm

    Kaelinstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 17, 2011
    That is sad news indeed about the Cornish though [​IMG] Ill talk to my husband about it. Thank you though!

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