What breed are these hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Birdragon, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. Birdragon

    Birdragon Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not so great at species yet...could someone help me out?
    [​IMG]This is not a pic of my pullet, mine is greyer and has less comb. The distinction between black and white is less prominent.

    [​IMG]These are two of my pullets. The red has fluffy cheeks and has just started laying! The orange is the same age but hasn't started yet.
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    [​IMG]And another mystery hen
     
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  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    your pics did not show up
     
  3. ChucktheChick

    ChucktheChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First pic showed up and that is a barred rock. The other pics didn't show up.
     
  4. Birdragon

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    Well, one of them is red, but darker red than my RIR with some black speckles, fluffy cheeks, and a smaller comb.
    The other one is pretty much this solid orange-gold color with a tint bit of black on the tail tip and a tiny comb. She is slimmer than the others, but not unhealthily so.
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    if your RIR is not dark it is most likely a production red (aka hatchery RIR). RIR should be pretty dark red like these

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    utility RIR hen
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  6. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    we really do need pics
     
  7. Birdragon

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  8. NosiphoChooks

    NosiphoChooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The dark red one looks to be an Easter egger, very pretty colours though what eggs does she lay? Maybe it is crossed with an RIR. The buff one looks like a buff orpington, not sure on the bantam, maybe some sort of game? Sorry couldnt help more but they look to all be girls.
     
  9. Tmaxson01

    Tmaxson01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The red one looks like it has a beard so I would say ee mix and the gold one looks like a Buff orphington. The last pic looks like a Wellsummer.
     
  10. Birdragon

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    The red and the one in the last pic both lay greenish blue eggs. The orange has yet to lay. So... Easter Egger, Buff Orpington and a bantam Wellsummer?
     
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