What Breed? Black Chickens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Bleenie, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    Okay, so now that they're older I am going to try again and maybe we can get a better idea of what Breed(s) they are.
    As far as sexes I think I got lucky and there's 4 Pullets & 1 Roo. [​IMG]

    Standard Size
    Jet Black
    Bearded
    Black legs
    Single Comb

    They're around 4.5 months old currently.

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    Im only posting about the Black ones, the other is a Splash BLRW Roo and a RIR & BR Pullets [​IMG]
     
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  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    They look like Black Ameraucanas to me. [​IMG]
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Black Ameraucanas. I do not see any single combs on them, either.
     
  4. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I will try to get a better head picture of the little cockeral & the hens. they look single to me but i rarely pick them up. That would be nice if they were actually purebred, like the other girls.
     
  5. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

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    The two ahead of posted exactly what I was going to say: Black Ameraucana's. I have never actually seen any true Ameraucana's in life but that was my guess from seeing pictures.
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I'm calling them Black EEs. 4 pullets, one roo.

    Let's see what color egg they lay... in a couple months....
     
  7. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I would be delighted if they laid Blue eggs! I still have quite a wait though [​IMG]
     
  8. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    That first bird does appear to have a small single comb... not your regular single comb, but to me it doesn't look "Pea" either.
     
  9. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    Okay, I feel like an idiot now.... I just was out feeding everyone and picked up the little Roo and it's definitely a small Pea Comb, I picked up one of the pullets too and hers is the same, although MUCH harder to see because the little "spikes" are so teeny still. 1-2 of the other pullets look like plain Single Combs but I am going to go back out and get some pictures to make sure.

    I guess I should consider myself pretty lucky, I did buy them as a box of "black baby chicks" from the local auction, lol.
     
  10. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look like purebred Ameraucanas 0.o and most of them look like pullets!

    here are some of mine~

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    Chicks~

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    Eggs~

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