What are these please?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Apopka Cluckers, Dec 30, 2008.

  1. Apopka Cluckers

    Apopka Cluckers Out Of The Brooder

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    I acquired my first chickens from a friend's mother who couldn't tell me what they were.

    I'm almost positive that 3 of them are roosters with the other 5 being hens. She told me that the dark and light ones are araucanas but, from everything I have read, they don't seem to be.

    I would love any insight as to breed and sex of these chickens.

    Thanks in advance.

    You can see them here: http://deodar.multiply.com/photos/album/18/Chickens

    Sorry
    , I haven't setup a photobucket account yet.

    Patrick
     
  2. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Maybe cross-breds of some sort? They don't look like Easter-Eggers to me...except for maybe one of them?? But I'm not very familar with Ameracaunas, either...most look like roosters...
     
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  3. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

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    Fuzzy looks like a Easter Egger to me [​IMG] So does the one titled PB2
     
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  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    You have at least 4 roosters.

    Looks like 2 or 3 mixed games

    Some Easter Eggers and

    some RIR X Buff Rock crosses.
     
  5. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

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    looks like EEs and from the pictures you have 4 roos.
     
  6. Apopka Cluckers

    Apopka Cluckers Out Of The Brooder

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    Four roos?

    Uh oh, can you please point out the 4th. My suspicions are that my three tenors are roos but who is the fourth mystery man in there?

    Thanks
     
  7. peewee

    peewee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you in Apopka Florida??? If you are "Welcome neighbor!!!" I live in Apopka to.
    Well, I'm not an expert but I'm going to have to agree with Mahonri. Fuzzie looks like an EE to me. QB (assuming QB & DSCN are the same birds) and PB look like roosters to me.I can't really see the tail feathers clearly for QB & DSCN. I'm just going by neck feathers. Pavarotti and I'm going to guess Carreras are your other two.
    Pretty birds. Hope you enjoy them as much as the rest of us on here enjoy ours!!
     
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  8. Apopka Cluckers

    Apopka Cluckers Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes I am in Apopka Florida. I am near the Lake/Orange county like to the north.

    Wow, imagine my surprise here about QB and PB. I guess it's not really a surprise because they have been ruling the coop since day 1. I just thought that they were aggressive hens [​IMG]

    I would have thought my three tenors were all roos as well and if this is the case, I have 5 roos which is going to be a lot of fun. Is there any way to be 100% sure before I do anything with them? I would hate to get rid of a hen.

    All of these birds are 13-14 weeks old.

    Thanks
     
  9. peewee

    peewee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm only going by the neck feathers and the down curved tail feathers. I am not really knowledgeable about that breed.
    If they have all grown up together there is a chance that they all may get along if given enough space. I would wait and see what they do after they have settled down and have started into their new routine.
    If you have problems later you could see who the problem roo is and go from there.
     

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