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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by MrMoore, Mar 3, 2012.
Hi BYC i was wondering inf anyone know,s what breed these chickens are .
Hmmm, it's kinda hard to tell from those pictures. Are they large fowl or bantams?
the rooster might be a welsummer or a partridge rock and the hen on the left looks like a brown leghorn. the hen on the far right is probably an easter egger or mixed breed. individual and closer up pics would certainly help us to tell for sure
OK thx i will get some better pics and post tomorrow. The rooster prob ways about 6-7 lbs the hens are about 5-6 not sure what weight class that puts him in these chickens where give to me buy a friend that had to move ! And i am very new to chicken farming LOL.
I went and bought some RIR from the feed store 12 chick's But i want to keep the same breed together and not get mixed up blood line going . My goal is to be raising some rare breeds . But figured i would start with some cheaper birds first to learn the ropes . The lady i got the roo from said she thinks he is a Black and Copper Maran. But i don't know enough to make that call ..She also said the yellow legged hen might be a Welsummer . If so are these 2 breeds worth investing in getting mates for them . I'm looking to start selling at the auctions.I live in Central florida . Any and all advice is helpfull.
Here is another pic of the Roo ..Someone else told me he might be a New Hampshire Red ..
He's definitely not a NHR, but my guess is going with mix.. Hope someone else can help out!