What Breed Are They

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rickn1948, Nov 21, 2009.

  1. rickn1948

    rickn1948 Hatching

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    Following are pics of chickens I purchased as day olds.
    They are now 20 weeks old.
    I do not know what breed/cross they are.
    Could you identify if possible.
    Thanks in advance
    Rick

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  2. The Wolf Queen

    The Wolf Queen Songster

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    Bottom one looks like a Delaware hen to me. Sorry I cant be more help [​IMG].
     
  3. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    1. Maybe a Blue Maran of some sort? Or a cross?
    2. A Welsummer or a Black Copper Maran?
    3. ???
    4. Definately a Delaware hen, congrats!! They are a great chicken.
     
  4. Uzuri

    Uzuri Songster

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    2's no Welsummer; black sex link, I'd say, from all the pics I've seen, but take with a grain of salt as I don't have any BSL.
     

  5. RAREROO

    RAREROO Crowing

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    I agree, #2 is NOT a welsummmer. I would also say Black sexlink. #4 does look like a Delaware, 1 and 3 I'd say are crosses. # 3 almost looks like she could be a working towards the Blue laced red color, and the roo with the Blue shoulder would have to be a cross as well I'd say.
     
  6. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    Quote:#1 Blue Andualasian
    #2 Black Sex Link
    #3 Some sort of cross
    #4 Delaware cross
     
  7. wordgirl

    wordgirl One of the Shire-folk

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    1. Uhh....Not sure. It kind of looks like Bec's Delaware Blue roo in her avatar, but not sure about that brown/red on the wing.
    2. Black Sex-Link (a cross parented by a Barred Plymouth Rock female and a Rhode Island Red or New Hampshire Red male) – very good brown egg layer! [​IMG]
    3. Delaware Blue? If its earlobes are white, then *possibly* a Blue Andalusian.
    4. Probably Delaware
     

  8. wordgirl

    wordgirl One of the Shire-folk

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    Quote:#1 Blue Andualasian
    #2 Black Sex Link
    #3 Some sort of cross
    #4 Delaware cross

    I'm not sure #1's earlobes are white, though, Maxx.
     
  9. catdaddyfro

    catdaddyfro Crowing

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    #1 don't have a clue

    #2 BSL pullet

    #3 don't know

    #4 Looks like a dellie cross or a columbian cross but the green feet might be a EE ?

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  10. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    1 , i think may be a blue astrolop ? [​IMG]


    ETA not blue astolop , i see brown so cross breed
     
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