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What breed are my girls?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by melliebellie, Sep 15, 2013.

  1. melliebellie

    melliebellie Out Of The Brooder

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    Eve and Eve are five months old. Sold to me at 2 days old as Buff Orpingtons. They are obviously not. Medium sized, flighty, late to mature. They are also super ugly. To me they look like an RIR cross. Any thoughts?
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Do they actually have peacombs? they almost look like buckeyes.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    How old are they? I agree, I can't see the combs well enough to say for sure. My first thought is generic hatchery red hens, but those should have straight combs.
     
  4. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hatchery rose comb RIRs? Do the hatcheries have those?
     
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  5. Veer67

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    I would say that they are Buckeyes, I see pea combs and the coloring fits and they are not super ugly.
     
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  6. melliebellie

    melliebellie Out Of The Brooder

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    Come on, it's ok, they are a little bit ugly. They have very tiny almost non-existent combs. They're 5 months old. I thought Buckeyes too but I read somewhere these days they were pretty rare.
     
  7. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

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    Yes, some do. I think this is what they are
     
  8. fallenangel79

    fallenangel79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    rode island red:)[​IMG]
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    A lot of the big hatcheries carry Buckeyes now, Ideal, Cackle and Meyer all have them for instance.
     
  10. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    those are not rhode island reds. They are red sex links, a lot of hatcheries have different names for them, golden comets, cinnamon queens, and so on
     

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