What breed are these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AZAnne, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. AZAnne

    AZAnne Out Of The Brooder

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    Can anyone tell me what breed these chickens are? I have pics of a rooster and a hen here: https://www.backyardchickens.com/u/118470/azanne This site won't let me post the pictures directly. I got these chickens from Ideal as part of a surprise special. I was thinking they might be Sussex or Columbian Rocks, but their legs are black. Any thoughts?

    Thanks!
    Anne
     
  2. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  3. Frost Homestead

    Frost Homestead eggmonger

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    hmm that's a tough one! I don't think they're colombian rocks, I would have said sussex but you said the legs are dark, do I see a hint of pink on the hens feet though? the roo looks quite a bit different from the hen, never seen anything like him but he's pretty
     
  4. Rena

    Rena Out Of The Brooder

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    Agreed. At least on the rooster.. we have one who looks identical to yours. Don't have any hens so I couldn't say from personal experience.
     
  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    They are silver lakenvelders and yes a pair. They have gray legs, pink feet and get white ear lopes, lay white eggs also
     
  6. AZAnne

    AZAnne Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, everyone! After looking at some websites and pictures,I agree, I think they are Lakenvelders. I actually have 4 hens and the 1 rooster. I have been getting some white eggs lately, but since my chickens free range, I wasn't able to see who was laying them. Since my other hens are all brown egg layers, though, it must be the Lakenvelders.
     

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