What are they? Please help me.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Eleanore, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. Eleanore

    Eleanore Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all! Been waiting for my chicks to mature a bit before asking if you can help identify any of them for me.
    I have four of the light grey/blue that you will see, several beautiful red/grey that believe are Wyandottes, and several others that I haven't a clue.
    Sorry for the photo quality, I have Essential Tremor and shake terribly at times, of course today was one of those days!!
    Any help you can give identifying would be great!!
    Thank you sooooo much! [​IMG]
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  2. PioneerPrincess

    PioneerPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where did you order/ purchase them? Are they all bantams? How old are they? Do you need help with genders too?

    I agree that the blue- red birds are Wyandottes. They look like Blue-Laced Red Wyandotte bantams.
    I'm going to guess the blue-grays are Self Blue OEB's
    The white one could be either a Bantam White Leghorn or a White OEB.

    They are beautiful, sweet-looking birds! [​IMG]
     
  3. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like you have 3 roos in that second pic: 1 Blue laced red and 2 self blue(lavender) ?
     
  4. chckncrazee

    chckncrazee New Egg

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    Hi there-I'm new to this too but the ones closest to the camera in the first pic look like orpingtons..not sure of the color.
     
  5. Eleanore

    Eleanore Out Of The Brooder

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    The birds are from Hoffman Hatchery, a small hatchery in PA. They are an assorted bantam mix, they are six weeks old. Not really worried about gender, there are 16 chicks, and I know there are at least 6-8 hens! [​IMG]
    Thanks for your help thus far.
     
  6. foxypoproxy

    foxypoproxy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    i have a chick just like the black one in the firstand 2nd,i have no idea what it is, the hatchery i bought the chicks fron arnt to sure eaither, but they said it may b a black andalusian bantam. im not sure tho. chick is hard to c in pic.
     
  8. PioneerPrincess

    PioneerPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to guess from the breeds listed on Hoffman Hatchery:

    The Red/blue bantams are White-Laced Red Cornish bantams (I didn't see that they sold Wyandotte bantams).
    The Black chick in the second picture is a Black Japanese (if s/he has single comb) or a Black Rosecomb (if s/he has rose comb) bantam.
    The white chick is a White Japanese bantam.
    The penciled/barred chick in the middle of the third picture is a Golden or Silver Duckwing. (We have a Duckwing mix roo that we raised from a chick and he had that same penciling/barring)
    The black/brown chick in the first picture is a Dark Cornish bantam.
    The self-blues look like OEB's but Hoffman doesn't have that specific breed on their list.
    The chick in the second photo facing straight could be a Japanese bantam.

    What type of comb does the pullet in the front left in the first picture have?

    Hopefully someone with more knowledge can help you. I hope I've helped you some! [​IMG]
     
  9. kelidei

    kelidei ~*Dances with chickens*~

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    Don't have anything to add since you have gotten some good answers... just wanted to say they are so pretty! nice little flock [​IMG]
     

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