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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pfd, Nov 24, 2010.

  1. pfd

    pfd Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone. After owning a rooster now for 1.5 yrs I decided that he needs company since he doesn't get along with the peking duck anymore. So I purchased 2 (supposed to be) hens yesterday. All I want is an occational egg. I would like your opinions in regards to what the 2 new chickens are (gender and possibly breed). All I know they were from a store who bought them about 4 weeks ago from private owners who didn't want the chickens anymore. Nobody knows how old they really are.

    Any info is greatly appreciated!

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    Here is Ed the rooster with the new ones:
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  2. aussieheelr

    aussieheelr Chillin' With My Peeps

    About those two new birds... the black one looks like a pullet and my guess is probably this years hatch but definatly a mixed breed. The second one (multi colored) looks a lot like my old EE roo I use to have. Definatly a mix and likely an easter egger-just from my experiance.
     
  3. pfd

    pfd Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! If the brownish color one is a roo then I better take him back. Does anyone else think it's a rooster? [​IMG]
     
  4. GAGE

    GAGE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    EE and a Black Australorp is my guess
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    The colorful one is an Easter Egger cockerel, just like your original rooster there. The second - Is its comb flat, lumpy, or like a sawtooth edge? It's not a Black Australorp, but perhaps a Wyandotte cross. The body type and comb type looks wrong to be an Australorp.
     
  6. pfd

    pfd Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you very much for the info. I hate taking the brown one back but 2 roosters are just 1 too many.
     
  7. chicken wild

    chicken wild Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #2=roo#1=pullet
     
  8. Jessar1010

    Jessar1010 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a duck named Aflac too! [​IMG] Pretty much like every other duck on the planet, but I thought it was cute. [​IMG]
     
  9. froggiesheins

    froggiesheins Overrun With Chickens

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    LOVE Aflac!! [​IMG]
     
  10. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

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    Quote:The black one looks very similar to my SLW x BA pullet...


    (she's on the left)
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    (this is a terrible pic of my BeeBee, but you can see the similar body type... she isn't shaped like her Wyandotte father at all)
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    ...except the OP's has those pretty Australorp looking dark brown eyes.
     

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