What breed of chickens?

katieswafford

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These are my first chickens and my husband brought them home from a farm with little information about them. Two are all brown, two have a brown head and neck with a black body, two are all black with feathered legs (their beaks are wider too and they sound more like geese than the others), and one is white with feathered feet. I know they're not the best photos but they don't stay still! Some are missing their tail feathers because I guess they were in too small of a run together at the farm.












 

Amastacia

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top photo: back looks like an easter egger to me.
in front of that looks like a brown leghorn.

not sure about the others. the other two brown ones might be easter eggers too, but it is hard to be sure.
 

Wyandottes7

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To me, they all look like mixed breeds. The all-brown ones may be Easter Eggers. The black ones with feathered feet may be a Cochin mixes.
 
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PoultryQueen101

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The first one looks like an easter egger hen.
the white one looks like a white ameraucana roo, but the yellow beak throw me off because its supposed to be black.

Other than that, I think there is possibly 1 more roo and a few hens.
 

Cowgirl71

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The dark grey-brown one with the light red neck and head looks like a Brown Leghorn or a Brown Leghorn cross. What color are her legs? Definitely a pullet

The yellow one with the black head and back end looks just like some Buff Orpington/Barred Rock crosses I used to have (and loved!). Definitely a pullet.

The little yellow one looks like a Buff Orpington cross. Definitely a pullet.

The big light red one with the black tail looks like a Buff Orpington/Rhode Island Red/Easter Egger mix. Definitely a rooster.

The two black ones look like Cochin/Easter Egger/Australorp mixes. Both pullets.

The white one is an Easter Egger rooster.

Any that have feathered legs are most likely part Cochin.

The little girl in pink is adorable! :)
 

katieswafford

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Definitely roosters?! They're all supposed to be hens! I wouldn't be surprised if they're all mixes because they're not from a breeder, just someone with a lot of chickens on a farm. But she said they were all hens. Hmm... well I guess we'll find out!
 

donrae

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I'm thinking this bird and the white bird may be males. The rest look like pullets. They're all mixed breed birds, some may lay you blue or green eggs for a pretty basket.
 

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