what breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sunshinedaisy, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. sunshinedaisy

    sunshinedaisy Out Of The Brooder

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    Just got these girls last night from a friend she wasnt sure what they were.. This is all i know they were born in april and i got 7 hen and 1 roo.. I found an egg this afternoon... so what do you see in these pic.... I should add we are new at this any and all ifon you can give so i know what breed we got.. thank you

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  2. danielle82

    danielle82 A Good Egg

    Apr 27, 2009
    Tonasket Wa
    I don't think they are purebred....was it a white egg? maybe brown leghorn crosses?
     
  3. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    try looking up hendersons chicken breed chart.

    hope it helps:D
     
  4. danielle82

    danielle82 A Good Egg

    Apr 27, 2009
    Tonasket Wa
    Okay, I'm looking closer and I see one with muffs? at least one with yellow legs? dark legs, and white legs? maybe they are not all the same crosses...you might have several different mixes...maybe they all had the same father and different hens..that is entirely possible
     
  5. 10 point

    10 point country boy

    Feb 19, 2011
    LaFayette, NY
    they all look like barnyard mixes to me
     
  6. smarsh

    smarsh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there is at least some EE in there and what sure looks like some type of game. the upright body posture, tight feathering, and color pattern looks game.
    very pretty
     
  7. sunshinedaisy

    sunshinedaisy Out Of The Brooder

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    yes as i stood there today looking i notice there is 3 different color legs... yellow whit and grey?????? barnyard mix.. so will i be ok for some eggs.. the egg was white.. i couldnt be to picky there were given to me free... her daughter had talked her into hher into bringing home the chicks the claas at school hatched then they went to the store to get feed and came home with 14 more chicks.... lol oh then a hen hatched out 6 eggs.. so im guessing yes a mix of some sort are they ok for my first go around with them..... the DH is laughing at me cause im hoarding the egg i dont want to eat it... im to proud i guess you can say...lol
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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  9. happyhens120

    happyhens120 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first pic looks like she could be a sister to my hen! I was wondering what she was also...

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  10. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 27, 2008
    Illinois
    Quote:You'll get loads of eggs! Mixes are great layers in my opinion!
     

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