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What breed of chickens are these???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JessyGii, Oct 5, 2014.

  1. JessyGii

    JessyGii In the Brooder

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    I took in 6 hens from a friend of mine who's Neighbors keep buying chicks from chick days for their kids then when they grow to big they let them loose in the neighborhood.

    They lay brown eggs
    They look like barred rocks but they have white faces and bellies.

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  2. Spitzboyz

    Spitzboyz Songster

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    Maybe a hatchery Dominique? They are pretty for whatever they are!
     
  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager 5 Years

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    I don't think Dominique or Barred Rockā€¦.will be interested in what the experience breeders think.

    But gorgeous looking chicken!
     
  4. JessyGii

    JessyGii In the Brooder

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    yes I know they are not barred rocks because I have had barred rocks before and these are different
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    They're mixed breed hens. They had a barred father and a solid mother. The mother may have been silver based, or they also look similar to barred Rock/ buff Orp crosses I've seen before.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    X2 on mixed breed hens.
     
  7. Spitzboyz

    Spitzboyz Songster

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    I never said barred rock definitively, it was a guess. Yes, it would be nice to see what experienced breeders would say. Ones which breed that breed! I do not!
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    They look like mixed breeds.
     
  9. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Agreed
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    Mixed breeds.
     

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