What breed??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by efinley, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. efinley

    efinley Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, so I know it's a mixed breed...or I guess it is. I got them from an elementary school student who hatched chicks in their classroom.
    I don't have them any more....stupid hawks. [​IMG] Hawks eat all my chickens so I can't get more and I WANT CHICKENS!!!!

    Please let me know what breed(s) they could be. Thanks!!

    Here they are as babies. The male is the smaller one (left).
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    This is him (Jefferson) all grown up
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    The hen (Wilma) is the black one on the perch...sorry it's a bad pic. I don't have another. She was solid black except he neck which had some brown speckled on it. She had feathered feet. (Jeff did not)
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    I don't know if this helps, but they were cute so I'm sharing [​IMG]
    The next 2 pictures are his babies...the mothers were bantys (you can see some in the pic with Wilma)
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    I appreciate any guesses....I just always wanted to know what they were; especially Jefferson, bacause he was a very pretty rooster! [​IMG]
     
  2. mama dixie

    mama dixie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok so I am kinda new to this but look up dark brama on line I think that is your roo and I think the reed is a Rhode island red, remember I am knew to this so I would back up my guess by looking online, the red may be a sex link too just depends. I have a rhode island red her name is baby she is a love, her eggs are kinda long not oval or round. just guesses.

    I am sorry you lost them good luck...
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Your roo looks like an Easter Egger, are his legs green? And your hen looks like some kind of Cochin mix. Cute!
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    the hen looks just like my french black copper marans.

    does the roo have a tail or is he rumpless?
     
  5. OldChurchEggery1

    OldChurchEggery1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they were hatched in a classroom, they're probably mixes. I agree that the male was probably some degree of Easter Egger but the female could be a number of things. Think of them like a good cup of coffee- a blend!
     
  6. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What color egg did the hen lay? Might be a black copper marans or cochin mix. The rooster looks like a silver laced something cross, I have a hen then looks kind of like him, she is a silver laced wyandotte/austrolorp mix
     
  7. Ducks and Banny hens

    Ducks and Banny hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The color names are: Gold Birchen (Wilma) and Silver-Spangled (Jefferson).
     
  8. efinley

    efinley Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:not really green...just dark colored greyish...

    Quote:he had the most pathetic rooster tail EVER...it was a couple long feathers that looked like they were trying their hardest to be an awesome tail and epicly failed [​IMG]

    Quote:they were a greenish blue, if I remember correctly
     
  9. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He was probly an araucana with a partial tail or an araucana/something mix.
    She was possibly a araucana mixed with maybe a cochin, since they came from the same place.
     
  10. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jefferson looks like he might have been a silver spangled Hamburg cross (maybe with Araucana) and Wilma looks like she was a Cochin cross.
     

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