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What are my beauties?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tryingtohaveitall, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. tryingtohaveitall

    tryingtohaveitall Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For the most part, it's obvious who's a cockerel but I haven't figured out all the breeds that I received with my McMurray rare breed assortment. And then there are a few who are so gorgeous, even though I know what they are, I just want to share. [​IMG]

    #1 I have 3 who are identical, from what I've read, are they salmon favorelle? I know they're all pullets, thankfully!
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    #2 Pullet but what?
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    #3 Polish cockerel but he's just too gorgeous not to share [​IMG]
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    #4 Cuckoo maran pullet that I was lucky enough to find through craigslist
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    #5 Buckeye pullet, same craigslist purchase (BTW, one of the 5 from that purchase is laying dark brown, speckled eggs. Barnevelder, Buckeye or cuckoo maran?)
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    #6 Barnevelder pulls, same craigslist purchase. I know they're hatchery stock but I was still thrilled to get them for $5/ea!
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    #7 Pullet that has me stumped
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    #8 Unknown pullet- very flighty and fast
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    #9- I did save the best for last. Isn't she gorgeous? I assume she's a blue cochin?
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    Thanks for looking & guessing. [​IMG]
     
  2. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nup, sorry I have no idea just posting to say they really are very beautiful birds [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. The Turken Lady

    The Turken Lady Chillin' With My Peeps

    #1- I can't tell what breed. Definitely not a Salmon Favorelle. What kind of comb does she have?

    #2- Fayoumi

    #7- Sumatra

    #8- Golden Phoenix

    #9- Blue cochin
     
  4. allieloveschickens

    allieloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #1 Salmon faverolle (hatchery quality)
    #2 looks like a silver penciled hamburg
    #7 black sumatra
    #8 has the same coloration as my welsummer, but that's probably not what she is

    my cuckoo maran lays dark speckled brown eggs- so maybe that's who is laying yours. Very pretty cochin [​IMG]
     
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  5. tryingtohaveitall

    tryingtohaveitall Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks for your input. It's so exciting finally getting help to figure out what they are. #1, I couldn't get a great look as her comb is fairly small.
     
  6. Stumpfarmer

    Stumpfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hamburgs have rose combs, that's a single comb.
     
  7. RoosterRidge

    RoosterRidge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just wanted to say they are all beautiful. [​IMG]
     
  8. ccshambhala

    ccshambhala Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #1 can't be a Faverolle - Faverolles have feathered feet!

    #2 fayoumi - or maybe silver campine

    #3 - HE"S LOVELY!!!

    #4 - she looks really nice for hatchery (mine do not have such nice barring)- hope she lays some nice dark eggs for you!

    #7 - I agree it looks like a sumatra

    there are several hens that have this color (welsummer, leghorn etc.. ) - but I am gonna go with turken lady cuz she seems to know her stuff! [​IMG]

    beautiful blue cochin too!

    congrats on your craigslist finds & all your beautiful birds!
     
  9. tryingtohaveitall

    tryingtohaveitall Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I think so too. Raising chicks is such a funny business with its highs and lows. Right after they arrived, we lost *7* and I was devastated! Now it's so rewarding to have them getting to be full grown and starting to get a few more eggs again.
     
  10. Erin~TheChickenLover

    Erin~TheChickenLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #7 is a black sumatra. Gorgeous girls!
     

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