What breed am I? Am I a cross?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by QuailQT, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. QuailQT

    QuailQT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This little banty hen came from the Mt. Hope, OH spring sale. She has tufts on the side of her head and she lays beige/off white eggs. I thought she might be some sort of OEGB, but wasn't sure. She did go broody this spring, though she wasn't a very protective momma and eventually lost her chicks.
    Would love to hear your thoughts on her breed or what she might be crossed with!
    Thanks!

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    Also, any thoughts on the breed of ducks in the back of pic #1 too if you could. I thought they might be Rouen. Here's a close up picture.
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    I'm hoping they aren't both males. I got them at TSC in the spring. One's head is bright green and his blue on the sides is also brighter than the other's. (Can't really see the blue in the pic, but it is there! :eek:)

    Also have about three cockerels that I thought were black sex links at TSC in spring. The boys took a long time to fill out and looked really funny on the tops of their wings until they did! Had white fuzz till their feathers came in. Their combs were/are pretty flat too.
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    Hope you can help!
     
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  2. dolly85

    dolly85 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The duck pictured is most definitely a male (drake). See that feather on his tail that curls up? Male ducks get that curly feather and females don't.
     
  3. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The top one is a easter egger, I've had my suspiscions that hatcheries have been crossing some with old english due to one I had and ones that I've seen.

    The bottom is a gold laced wyandotte roo.
     
  4. pookiegoldman

    pookiegoldman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Easter Egger Chicken & Male Rouen Ducks
     
  5. damarisgw

    damarisgw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With those saddle feathers on the last picture I would say boy
     
  6. Dora'smom

    Dora'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last one is a Gold-Laced Wyandotte rooster. Better coloring than my hen.
     
  7. QuailQT

    QuailQT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everybody! The "blue" that I mentioned on the duck is actually dark green. [​IMG] Both ducks have the curl in the tail, but one's head isn't bright green like the other. I was so hoping that the other without the closeup was maybe a "she". Darn it!

    Hmmm! Gold Laced Wyandotte cockerels. I thought they were black sex links when I got them at TSC, though I'm glad to find out they aren't!

    So the coloring is pretty good on him or wouldn't you recommend breeding him? I have only one hen from that batch and would like a few more of them. I have two more cockerels just like him! I'm a bad chick picker I guess! LOL

    Thanks!
     

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