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What breed are these hens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Gorman Farm, Nov 16, 2015.

  1. Gorman Farm

    Gorman Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am new to chickens and I have 9 of them, 7 are Easter Eggers, but I also have these two, any ideas what they are?

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    she produces light brown eggs and is very bossy with the other chickens.

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    She also lays light brown eggs, and recently molted, she was a much brighter red like her neck prior to molting.

    Any help appreciated.

    Thanks
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    The first bird looks like an Austra-white (australorp x white leghorn hybrid)
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with OlGreyMare
     
  4. Gorman Farm

    Gorman Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the reply. I was just curious any ideas on the red girl?
    They are both fairly good egg producers, but the red has been molting for three weeks now and stopped laying, prior she was giving me an egg everyday
    and even went broody on me just before the molt.
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    The red one looks to be a mixed breed.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    I agree on the Austra White or some other white Leghorn based hybrid for the white bird.

    The red is most likely a mixed breed. If she's from a hatchery, my guess would be a New Hampshire, but pretty poor quality coloring.
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    The top bird is either an Austra White (BA roo X WL hen) or a California White (CG roo X WL hen) and the bottom bird is a mixed breed.
     
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  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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