What breed are these ladies?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by boersmamrs, Oct 12, 2014.

  1. boersmamrs

    boersmamrs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Any ideas? I have tried this before.This is as close as they will let me get.
     
  2. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    I can't help you out with the breed of your girls (very pretty!), but you might want to go into the run every day with treats in your pocket. Take a bucket or whatever and just sit out there....very quietly, and talk to them in a low cooing voice. See if they'll come to you for a treat. If they won't at first, just toss a treat to them. If you keep doing this over time they will calm down and come over to you....wishing you all the best! [​IMG]
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    They both look like mixes to me. They may be game breed mixes, or Easter Eggers (especially the one on the right).
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They look like mixed breeds, though closer side profile photos would help be sure of that. Where did you get them from?
     
  5. boersmamrs

    boersmamrs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The whole story of how I got these birds is just frustrating. Originally I had bought what I thought to be 4 Australorp pullets. I paid extra for the older pullets so the farmer could identify their gender. This was my first time ever having/owning chickens so I had no idea what to look for. I raised them for a month and a half, fell in love with them but began to wonder why they weren't laying. Turns out they were ALL roosters! I got a hold of the farmer who claimed that they could not tell by the photos for sure but still thought they were female. I went to exchange them. It was dark but she could tell immediately that my chickens were roosters and beautiful ones at that! She then threw four more birds in a cage and guaranteed once again that they were all hens. One ended up being a boy who I just brought back and got my money back. She informed me that ALL of the pullets I was receiving both times were australorp but you can see that is not the case. Lesson learned though. I will only get chickens from a reputable source. The girls I have are very sweet but I know they are not australorp.. one of them is (not pictured) but that's it. [​IMG]
     
  6. boersmamrs

    boersmamrs Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. boersmamrs

    boersmamrs Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. boersmamrs

    boersmamrs Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. boersmamrs

    boersmamrs Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. MrsBrooke

    MrsBrooke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never seen a chicken that color... Very pretty! :D Sorry they weren't the 'Lorps you were wanting.

    MrsB
     

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