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UPDATE 17 wks, pg 2- Breed/Sex help? 14wk- Welsummers?BR?RIR?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TeaKettleK, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. TeaKettleK

    TeaKettleK Out Of The Brooder

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    Those are my guesses anyway. [​IMG] I was expecting more comb by now, which had me silly, thinkin' I had 26 pullets. LOL There seem to be a few whose combs are a little more pronounced and a touch redder, all look to me to be single. All the chickies seem very curious and friendly, none seem to 'posture' at me or anything... So after 40-leven pics, these are the 3 best guesses for cockerels. Are these the right breeds? These babies gonna be crowin' in the next month or two?
    14wk Barred Rock Cockerel? (with a cute lil' BO pullet that popped up as I snapped [​IMG])
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    14wk RIR?
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    14wk PLEASE tell me it's a Welsummer?? [​IMG]
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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    They all look like pullets and the last one could be a light brown leghorn if it has white ears.
     
  3. PineappleMama

    PineappleMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Your guesses sound good to me... though I almost wonder if the middle isn't light enough to be NHR instead of RIR...

    But, I'm a total dweeb that doesn't even have chickens yet so feel free to ignore me.

    Whatever they are they're gorgeous! [​IMG]
     
  4. TeaKettleK

    TeaKettleK Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:They were supposed to be a straight run of brown egg layers... If these 3 most impressive combs are pullets, we lucked out and will soon be swimming in eggs! (YAY!!!) But the brown egg laying would rule out leghorn, right? IF the hatchery stuck to that, which I'm not betting on. LOL
     
  5. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    #1 BR hen
    #2 Production Red hen
    #3 Brown Leghorn hen
     
  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    If it is a brown Leghorn, they would lay white eggs and white earlobes and big combs. I do not see that in her due to the angle of her head. So I am not able to definately tell you what she is yet.

    Barred Rock, and New Hampshire or Production Reds are what I see in the other photos.
     
  7. TeaKettleK

    TeaKettleK Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone!! [​IMG]

    In a couple of the other pictures, it does look like there's a touch of white on #3's ears... but I can't tell if it is just funny flash or what. None of the combs are very big...
     
  8. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

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    Quote:can we have a pic of the earlobes?
     
  9. TeaKettleK

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    Quote:These are the ones I thought showed white...

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  10. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    That looks like a light brown leghorn- now that we've seen the ears. I have one- my only white egg layer. She started early, and is really sweet. You'll be happy with her [​IMG]
     

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