What breed are these

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JG3393, Sep 29, 2010.

  1. JG3393

    JG3393 New Egg

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    I just joined hello to everyone, and saw that you might be able to help discipher the mystery of my hens/cockerals

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    Hope this works not very good with computers thank you
     
  2. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Welcome!
    They look like silkie crosses. Do they have 5 toes?
     
  3. JG3393

    JG3393 New Egg

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    I will check how many toes tonight when I get home, they were sold to me as hens, do you think they maybe?
     
  4. Crack N' Egg

    Crack N' Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pretty birds you got there. I would have to say that they are EE crosses. Not sure about the one that's hiding, but the other two have beards. Also the combs are EE. The one on the right possibly a EE x with BR or SLW.

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    Oh and the one on the left and right are most certainly NOT hens. They are roos...sorry [​IMG]
     
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  5. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    They look like they could be silkie/bantam easter egger crosses.
     
  6. JG3393

    JG3393 New Egg

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    thank you, why are people so naughty when they sell chickens, if they dont know if they are male or female why do they not say instead of insisting that they are female, was really hoping they were girls as I already have a cream legbar cockeral and a lavender aracuna, so now I got to find homes for these two even though they are so pretty.
     
  7. karimw

    karimw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree that the one on the right is a rooster but based on this picture it might be worth waiting on the one on the left. I had an EE that took a long time to prove she was a hen.
     
  8. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they large fowl or bantams? How old are they?
     
  9. JG3393

    JG3393 New Egg

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    Hi they are supposed to be large fowl and approx 16/17 weeks
     
  10. aussieheelr

    aussieheelr Chillin' With My Peeps

    They're mixes. I'm going to guess EE crossed with either silkie or polish due to the top "puff" on their heads.
     

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