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What are we (besides gurls) Are we game???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by WhispersToChickens, Dec 4, 2010.

  1. WhispersToChickens

    WhispersToChickens Out Of The Brooder

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  2. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2008
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    Appear to be mixes to me. Possibly low quality New Hampshire Reds.... would need someone more knowledgable about those to confirm that..
     
  3. WhispersToChickens

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    Curious what the grey is in the background as well...have 2 like them, all are good brown eggers.
     
  4. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 24, 2009
    Mississippi
    Looks a little fluffy to be pure game, but could have game in them. Got any more pics of them? [​IMG]
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Agreed, too fluffy to be games.

    New Hampshires (no RED in the name) have yellow legs, and honestly, if these were. . . They'd be better quality than most others from hatcheries. [​IMG]

    I'd say they're either Catalanas (do they have white or red earlobes?) or mutts.
     
  6. WhispersToChickens

    WhispersToChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I will try to get more pics....the 2 greys ALMOST strink me as dark brahman mixes, but they have the same shape as the 2 reds in the front of pic....I have a couple game hens that stay in the trees with the ponies and they are much smaller and much more fiesty/nasty and flighty than these 4, these prefer to do the roost in the shed and play nice with the other hens and roo...and they feel fat/heavy, but not as big as a true RIR. :-/ ???
     
  7. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Catalana's have white earlobes... Are kind of leghorn in body shape, and are buff. http://feathersite.com/Poultry/CGA/Catas/BRKCatalana.html

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    like crosses to me, the hen in front looks like someone chopped a game hens head off and pasted it onto a New Hampshire's hen body (though the coloring is light for New Hampshire's.)

    -Daniel
     
  8. WhispersToChickens

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    Great...I have a hatchery order due in for new Hampshire REDS lmao....I think you just popped my bubble! LOL
     
  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:Catalana's have white earlobes... Are kind of leghorn in body shape, and are buff. http://feathersite.com/Poultry/CGA/Catas/BRKCatalana.html

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    like crosses to me, the hen in front looks like someone chopped a game hens head off and pasted it onto a New Hampshire's hen body (though the coloring is light for New Hampshire's.)

    -Daniel

    Yeah, I was asking the OP about the earlobe color. [​IMG] I know it should be white.

    And, Catalanas actually are not a true buff, but the same color as the OP's bird - a "buff" coloring with a black tail. Also, hatchery type Catalanas aren't the same as a true Catalana should be.
     

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