What breed are these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pullum, Jan 11, 2014.

  1. pullum

    pullum Out Of The Brooder

    I was given these chickens the other day by my neighbour. He told me they are plymouth rocks, though their markings are quite different. They are quite small which leads me to believe they are bantams, (they are slightly smaller than my 3 month old pullets). The two 'speckled' looking birds have a prominent comb and spurs -- one of them has two spurs while the other only one. I know that some breeds the hen can develop spurs. The 'red' one does look like a Rhode Island Red, though I can't be sure of that either.

    I'd love to hear what you all think.


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  2. pullum

    pullum Out Of The Brooder

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  3. cheekyhens

    cheekyhens Out Of The Brooder

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    Speckled sussex? And RI red?
     
  4. pullum

    pullum Out Of The Brooder

    I had wondered if they were a speckled sussex, but thought there was too much black and white colouring and not enough brown...
     
  5. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

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    Speckeled Sussex
    production red or new hampshire red (something of that sort)

    No where close to being rocks lol
     
  6. cackleberrycam

    cackleberrycam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it is somwhere along that line.
     
  7. 2chicks poultry

    2chicks poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The small red one could be a buckeye (feed store version) and the speckled ones could be either speckled hamburgs (feed store as well) or maybe a Lankenvelder mix or maybe a spitzerben or something like that lol[​IMG]
     
  8. 2chicks poultry

    2chicks poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh wait sorry its Appenzeller Spitzhauben.[​IMG]
     
  9. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

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    They don't even have the head tufts/crests
     
  10. Aris

    Aris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They seem to have big floppy single comps and white earlobs ?
    They could be Ancona or Ancona crosses.
     

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