What breed are these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by RedandCompany, Sep 29, 2015.

  1. RedandCompany

    RedandCompany New Egg

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    Can anyone tell me what breed hen and rooster these are. They were 22 weeks old on Sunday. [​IMG]

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  2. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    They look like either Partridge Rocks or Barnevelders, but I'm not sure which.
     
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  3. RedandCompany

    RedandCompany New Egg

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    They were supposed to be Brown Leghorn hens (one is obviously a rooster lol) I have been waiting for a white egg thinking the hen is not laying yet. It just dawned on me today that it can't be a leghorn because the ear lobes are not white.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree with mymilliefleur. The two breeds are not easy to tell apart from photos as it's difficult to see the exact pattern of the lacing. Barnevelders have a double lacing vs. the single lacing of the Partridge Rocks. Also, you should be able to tell which breed by the hens eggs as Barnevelders have much darker brown eggs (chocolate eggs) than Partridge Rocks.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    My vote is partridge Rocks.
     
  6. 7littlegirls

    7littlegirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whatever they are, they are beautiful!!
     
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  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I ordered some Partridge Rocks last year simply because they're so, so pretty [​IMG]
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They look like Partridge Rocks to me.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I don't know but, they are some of the most gorgeous birds I have seen [​IMG]
     
  10. RedandCompany

    RedandCompany New Egg

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    Thank you everyone. I compared them to partridge rock photos and they look like that's what they are.
     

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