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What are my two new adopted girls?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ddmiddle7, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. ddmiddle7

    ddmiddle7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK, so I just adopted these two pullets who are about 9 months old and was curious as to which kind they were. I was thinking one is a Buff Orpington and the other is a New Hampshire Red. Am I correct on either?

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    Thanks for the help!

    Dereck
     
  2. gumbii

    gumbii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that red dude looks like a dude... you sure they're 9 mo's..?
     
  3. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    I think you have a buff orpington and a production red.
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Picture on the second one a tiny bit blurred - does the bird have single comb?

    If so, I'm thinking RIR on the second one, buff orp. on the first. Both hens, not a saddle feather in sight.
     
  5. MrRushed

    MrRushed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:The red dude looks like a Rhode Island Red Rooster
     
  6. ddmiddle7

    ddmiddle7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Well, my friend that I work with gave them to me, and he got them as day olds back around Halloween of 2010. And he told me that the red one laid in egg while he was in the coop getting them to bring to me this morning. So unless he saw wrong I'd say they are both hens. He has never heard any of them crow and has been getting eggs from them all for months now. He was my egg supplier before I got my own laying hens.
     
  7. ddmiddle7

    ddmiddle7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yeah it is a single comb.
     
  8. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    It's not a roo. By that age it would have a nice set of saddle feathers going.
     
  9. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Yeah it is a single comb.

    I really think RIR, but I'm no expert on the breed.

    I do know a rooster when I see one though and that they are not.
     
  10. hennyannie

    hennyannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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