What are we?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pikeman94, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. pikeman94

    pikeman94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two hens I inherited and was told in both case they are mutts. I am curious to know what kind of mutts.

    The first hen is "Pepper":

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    The second hen is "Poppy":

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    Any ideas? Thanks in advance!

    Pikeman94
     
  2. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first hen looks like a Silver Laced Wyandotte cross and the second hen look like a Barred Rock cross. [​IMG]
     
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    I think the first one looks like she's part EE, and part Wyandotte, and the other could be part Barred Rock.....

    They're cute!
     
  4. pikeman94

    pikeman94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am thinking there might be some EE in the first hen due to the dark colored legs. The second hen might also have some EE in her. I got her from the neighbor and she has Barred Rocks, EE and Black Australop.

    Fingers crossed that the EE trait might carry through.
     
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  5. pikeman94

    pikeman94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Update.

    Pepper - Is most definitely some sort of Silver-laced Michigan cross.

    Poppy and Anise - The more they have developed, the more I see pictures of true Barred Rocks online, I think they may be Marans. There eggs are noticeably darker brown and I have read that is a key identifying trait amongst Marans. I will post pics of everyone soon.

    Rob (Pikeman94)
     
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Silver Laced Michigan? Whaat?



    Agreed with Cowgirl though [​IMG]
     
  7. tasha82

    tasha82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    your what your thinking is a barred rock cross looks similar to my speckled star,apart from yours tail is abit longer,xx
     
  8. pikeman94

    pikeman94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Illia - Oh Geez....That is what I meant....Silver Laced Wyandotte. Thats what happens when I post late.
     

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