What breed? Any ideas.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cmom, Jan 30, 2017.

  1. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I bought these as Brown Leghorns chicks several months ago. I think they have started to lay recently as I have seen them in the nest boxes but no white eggs. They are in with some of my Rhode Island Reds. All of the eggs I'm getting from that coop are brown eggs. Any idea what breed these are. The person I bought them from has moved away and I don't have a way to contact them.

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    Their fluff is a grayish color.
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Partridge Rocks, I'm pretty sure. Love the color, they're such eye candy!
     
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I think you are correct.
     
  4. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree, Partridge Rocks. [​IMG]

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  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    My only problem with it is according to the APA SOP, the legs and toes should be more yellow. I did get a picture off of FeatherSite and it shows the legs more grayish. Thanks for the opinions. Now how well do they lay eggs? I do plan on selling them as I don't need another breed.

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  6. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definently Partridge Rocks. Leg color can vary greatly if they are not bred to APA standards. Rocks are fairly good layers.
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Partridge Rocks. Rocks of any variety are outstanding layers. They usually have pretty fun personalities, too.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I've only had I think 2, from Ideal if I recall correctly. Mine had off color legs as chicks, not sure if it stayed or they turned nice yellow as they matured.

    I do remember thinking they didn't lay quite as well as my hatchery barred Rocks, but they were pretty enough to make up for it [​IMG]
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Partridge Rocks. Pretty hens!
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Partridge rocks - lovely girls
     

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