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What breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by melofarms, Nov 9, 2015.

  1. melofarms

    melofarms Out Of The Brooder

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    I rescued 2 pullets from this feed store that should be shut down. The chickens didn't even have room to stand up straight. Upon arriving home we discovered that one actually has a broken/dislocated leg, so I'm taking her to the vet tomorrow. In the meantime, I'd like to find out the breed(s) just out of curiosity. Could the one with the white face be a Wyandotte? Thank you!
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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    That was kind of you to rescue them. It looks like you have a Silver Laced Wyandotte, but the other one I'm not sure of, does it have "puffy" cheeks? It looks like it may in the pictures, if it doesn't then I would say it was a Barred Rock.
     
  3. melofarms

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    Awesome thanks for replying. I was just thinking that the other one looks like a Barred Rock. I don't think the other one has puffy cheeks. I agree that she looks like a Barred Rock. Thanks!
     
  4. Michael OShay

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    You have a Silver Laced Wyandotte, and given the slate legs of the barred one, I'm thinking Cuckoo Marans as Barred Rocks have yellow legs.
     
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  5. Chicken Girl1

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    didn't think to look at the legs, good catch.
     
  6. melofarms

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    Oh okay! Great thanks :)
     
  7. Michael OShay

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    You're welcome.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    This.

    I'd also be suspicious for the Wyandotte being a cockerel, depending on age.
     
  9. melofarms

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  10. Chicken Girl1

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    Well, it doesn't have the white shoulder spots like SLW cockerels do, but you should get a better picture of the tail and everything just in case.
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