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What breed are these chickens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by abi24, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. abi24

    abi24 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi There,

    Back in June I purchased some chicks from McMurray Hatchery. I got 25 of the "Rarest of the Rare" assortment and

    I would really appreciate if you could help me identify what I have.

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    Thank you for your help.
     
  2. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    First one maybe hamburg? Second is a BLRW, the others look like red stars to me... Maybe four is a red shouldered Yokohama, I don't know... [​IMG]
     
  3. andalusn

    andalusn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one of #1, looks like an Egyptian Fayoumi, #2 looks like my splash Blue Laced Red Wyandottes. No. 6 looks like a Speckled Sussex to me but I don't have that breed personally and the others I don't know... What breeds does the hatchery list as their rare breeds they offer? Track it backwards.
     
  4. annageckos

    annageckos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first one may be a Egyptian Fayoumis. The last one a Speckled Sussex maybe.


    Here is the list I copied from McMurray's site

    Sumatras, Dominiques, Golden Laced and Silver Penciled Wyandottes, Silver, Golden, Buff Laced, and White Polish, Golden Campines, Golden Penciled Hamburgs, Silver Penciled Rocks, Partridge, Black, Buff, Blue, & Silver Laced and White Cochins, Araucanas, Dark and Buff Brahmas, Phoenix, Fayoumis, Salmon Faverolles, W. L. Red Cornish, Lakenvelders, Black and White Langshans, Red Caps, Silver Leghorns, Crevecoeurs, Silver Gray Dorkings, Old English Games, Sultans, Buttercups, & Spanish
     
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  5. citychickx6

    citychickx6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think the first one is a spangled hamburg. Very pretty birds.
    All the others [​IMG]
     
  6. citychickx6

    citychickx6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK I call FOWL.

    The pic of the first one is the same pic from BYC breed chart for a Fayoumis.

    Shame.
     
  7. Orange Ribbon

    Orange Ribbon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The last one is a Speckled Sussex. I don't know about the rest.
     
  8. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Sure looks like one! and I don't know about the rest either!
     
  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    The first one is either a Fayoumis or Campine. Since hatcheries have poor quality of either, it is really hard to tell the difference.


    Second is a Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
    Third a New Hampshire
    Fourth a Sex-Link rooster
    Fifth a Sex-Link hen or a mutt
    Sixth a Speckled Sussex rooster
     
  10. abi24

    abi24 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Thanks for your reply. According to the web site the "Rarest of the Rare" assortment is all pure breeds. How come #3 and #4 are sex-links?
     

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