What Breed am I

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sekinkead, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. sekinkead

    sekinkead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My background story about my chickens. My kids did chickens for 4-H, broilers, and they got butchered back in August. Well, the kids missed having chickens so we got a few off of a guy advertising on Craigslist. He didn't know what he had but did give me two that had been laying regularly and 4 pullets. The kids also picked out 4 bantams because they were cute. Here are some pictures of my chickens. Can anyone help me in identifying them? Thanks to everyone! I do know that I have 2 splash, 1 black, and a blue cochin bantam. It's the rest I'm not sure about.

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  2. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    The second and fourth look like red sex link, the third, what kind of comb is that?
     
  3. chicken truck

    chicken truck Out Of The Brooder

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    i was gonna say

    1. cross between Austrlop/ Rhode Islanad Red
    2.Red sex link
    3.Rhode island Red
    4.Red sex link

    Thats my guess maybe some of the experts can confirm.
    last picture cant realy see well. have any better pics?
     
  4. sekinkead

    sekinkead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a better pic of #4. I am going to try and go out to the coop and get some better pics later. These were from last night when I was letting them range around the yard and as you know it is hard to get good pics cause they won't hold still.

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  5. horseyjess

    horseyjess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess would be

    1. Some sort of mix but very pretty [​IMG]
    2. A red sex link ( I have 4 I call my RIR and they lay eggs like crazy)
    3. A RIR
    4. A red sex link
     
  6. doublebow

    doublebow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know breeds very well but I love the color of the hen in the first pic. With those fluffy feathers she does look like she has orpington in her.
     
  7. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    partridge rock
    sexlink
    RIR
    sexlink
    white one silkie
    blue one if feathered legs cochin bantam if not, I don't know.
     
  8. catdaddyfro

    catdaddyfro Overrun With Chickens

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    1st pic Partridge rock/orpington looks to have wt. shanks maybe from bleaching out due to egg laying though.

    2&4 sex link pullets

    3 RIRed or production red type, maybe a BA on back?

    5 Wt. Silky & a Blue/splash?
     
  9. sekinkead

    sekinkead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks to everyone for your input. Yes the first one looks like she might have some orpington in her. My kids love to hold her, she is soooo soft! I never thought of partridge rock. I guess I am just still new to this.
     
  10. Goldendoodles

    Goldendoodles Out Of The Brooder

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    1st one looks very much like a partridge rock. I have 3 and they're wonderful birds. Good looking group though. [​IMG]
     

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