What breed are these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by encmanerabbitry, Nov 23, 2008.

  1. encmanerabbitry

    encmanerabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked up a few chickens, just wondering on what everyones thoughts are on what they are. I believe all are mixes.
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    Chicken #2:
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    Chicken #3:
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    Chicken #4:
    So I know this ones a frizzle, but what kind of frizzle?
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    Thanks everyone!
     
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  2. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
    Oklahoma
    I don't know, but number 2 and 3 look like their mother of father was Spangled Hamburg.

    The fourth one looks like a Polish mix.

    I think all of them had the same father...who carried a Birchen gene! lol
     
  3. encmanerabbitry

    encmanerabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree that they had the same father, although I can't say for sure because they came from an auction. Hard to get good pics of them, (we have them in small cages away from the other birds for now). But some of them have blue cheeks, and 5 toes, so I'm thinking a silkie mix as well.
    Also a few have walnut combs.
    There is also a white one, that looks just #3.
     
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  4. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    They are not pure bred for certain. I tend to agree that there was a spangled hamburg in the wood pile somewhere though due to the color. The one with the little fluff on her head looks like she could have some polish or houdan or something of the sort in her. They are pretty. [​IMG]
     
  5. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    I love the frizzle!!!!and the second hen!!!
     
  6. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    I knew they looked like something.... just figured out what that SOMETHING was... lol But I see it's already been said [​IMG]
     
  7. encmanerabbitry

    encmanerabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol, so I'm going with "Heinz 57" on the breed of these.

    But one more question:
    What would you breed them with for pretty yard chickens?
     
  8. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
    Oklahoma
    Why...they're already pretty!!!

    You could try a really loud color..Easter Eggers can add alot of color...you could also try Barred birds...but the birchen in those birds is going to break up the barring. Then again...you might get lucky! lol
     
  9. encmanerabbitry

    encmanerabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have an ameraucana roo, hmmm what would that look like mixed with the frizzle? Is frizzle dominant?
     
  10. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
    Oklahoma
    it depends...I know silkie or frizzle is dominant..not sure which one there...LOL

    I'm sure a real geneticist will come in here and help us out!
     

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