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

    Mar 17, 2009
    SW Ohio
    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!

    #2 Pullet but what?

    #3 Polish cockerel but he's just too gorgeous not to share [​IMG]

    #4 Cuckoo maran pullet that I was lucky enough to find through craigslist

    #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?)

    #6 Barnevelder pulls, same craigslist purchase. I know they're hatchery stock but I was still thrilled to get them for $5/ea!

    #7 Pullet that has me stumped

    #8 Unknown pullet- very flighty and fast

    #9- I did save the best for last. Isn't she gorgeous? I assume she's a blue cochin?

    Thanks for looking & guessing. [​IMG]
  2. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    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

    May 20, 2010
    San Diego
    #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]
    Last edited: Aug 11, 2011
  5. tryingtohaveitall

    tryingtohaveitall Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
    SW Ohio
    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

    Apr 9, 2011
    Quote:Hamburgs have rose combs, that's a single comb.
  7. RoosterRidge

    RoosterRidge Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2011
    Dry Fork, Va.
    I just wanted to say they are all beautiful. [​IMG]
  8. ccshambhala

    ccshambhala Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 8, 2008
    #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

    Mar 17, 2009
    SW Ohio
    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

    Jun 28, 2011
    Arkansas River Valley
    #7 is a black sumatra. Gorgeous girls!

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