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what breed are these girls?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickenPox, Aug 27, 2014.

  1. ChickenPox

    ChickenPox Songster

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    They were bought as chicks from a private breeder. Was told they were EEs, but obviously are not. I'm asking for a friend because I am stumped. I'm guessing they are a cross.[​IMG]
     
  2. mollybuck

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    they look like my wyandotte buff orp cross.. but they are more red...
     
  3. ChickenPox

    ChickenPox Songster

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    Maybe WY x RIR?
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Could be, but I definitely see the Wyandotte in there.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    They do look more like Partridge Wyandotte mixes.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    If there was such a thing as a Rose-combed New Hampshire, then I would say that is what they are. However, (at least that I know of), there is no breed/variety like that. So I agree that they are probably Partridge Wyandotte/Rhode Island Red mixes.

    Pretty hens!
     
  7. ChickenPox

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    Thank you all! I have passed the info along. It is super common around here for sellers to sell mixes and are either uneducated or flat out lie about them and call them purebreds. I am a member fo several local facebook groups and try to help identify breeds when questions come up. Sadly, I have seen MANY dissappointed buyers only because they aren't getting what they thought they were. But pretty hennies will still lay eggs, even if they are mutts! :D
     

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