What breed? Chickens at the shelter

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

  1. allieloveschickens

    allieloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My friend works at the shelter here in San Diego and took photos of some chickens that were brought in last week- I was wondering if anyone could identify the breed of these guys? She said the rooster was pretty big- so he is probably not a bantam. Not sure about then hens, from the photos they look a bit like game mixes- but I'm no expert. Thanks for your help!

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  2. silkielover5

    silkielover5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the rooster looks like a wheaten (color) and some game roo
     
  3. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    I rotated the photos for you. [​IMG]
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  4. hlf1996

    hlf1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The hens do look like some type of game bird.
     
  5. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    I see game hens [​IMG]
     
  6. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    The rooster looks like an American Game and so doesn't the hen closest to the wall (right next to the cage).
    The hen right in front of the cage looks like a Black Sex link to me, though I could be wrong (she could be an American Game as well).
    The two ones on top of the cage look to be sussex to me.
     
  7. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    The rooster is dubbed, I wonder where they came from, I don't know the breeds, but they look like nice birds.
     
  8. wbruder17

    wbruder17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What does dubbed mean?
     
  9. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Dubbed: comb has been shaved/cut/ off. They are definitely game type chickens. What will happen to them?
     
  10. allieloveschickens

    allieloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for all the responses, my friend said they will be moved to the South Shelter (which handles live stock) and they will be put up for adoption- so if you live in San Diego and are interested these guys might still be available! Very pretty birds, if I had more room I would take them!
     

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