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Unsure breeds within my mixed integrated flocks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by krabed2007, Jan 25, 2017.

  1. krabed2007

    krabed2007 Just Hatched

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    Hello! I'm wondering if what the previous owners told me about the breed was accurate. Granted they didn't remember or know for sure, or maybe that's what they were told and like me doesn't know better. However, I've been researching my breeds and that's why I'm here now, in the descriptions part one a few something is off, shanks, waddles, coloring, etc.
    Tia!

    I'm going to add the chickens separately in hopes to make it leas confusing and I can also include what info I do know about them.

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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    The male looks like a possible Welsummer. What were you told he was?
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x2, Jr looks to be a Welsummer to me as well.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
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  5. krabed2007

    krabed2007 Just Hatched

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    They said he was a RIR, but a breeder i know said no because of his black underneath? Is that the plumage? Anyhow if so he's not black at all he's green under there. Also someone told me he was a black copper maran but he has yellow shanks. I think you guys are right though, he matches a welsumner description
     
  6. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Green is usually just a sheen in how black feathers reflect light.

    If you take the likely breeds and go to the links I gave you, you'll see lots of pictures of each breed in both males, females and various age chicks.
     
  7. krabed2007

    krabed2007 Just Hatched

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    Thank you so much. I'm sorry still a newbie at this, first year chicken momma!
     
  8. krabed2007

    krabed2007 Just Hatched

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    I was finally able to catch my flock running around the last few days to get some good photos of them all.

    This is Ms. Taffy. She supposed to be a buff lakenvelder. She's pretty small, not as small as my bantams but quite smaller then my standards. She's a great layer of smaller white eggs, almost daily. She's very timid and flighty but getting so much better. She allows me to pick her up sometimes, eat from my hand and doesn't run away as fast as she can anymore. She even knows her name I think.




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  9. krabed2007

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