What Breeds are these hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FuzzyButtsFarm, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    Hi All. I posted pic's of these 2 hens when they were 8 wks old and got conflicting answers. Well here they are again at 22 wks. They both lay light brown eggs and started at 18 wks. They both looked like yellow chipmonks as chicks. Thanks

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  2. Gallusfarm

    Gallusfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Violet looks like a Welsummer (red ear lobes) and Goldy looks like a Leghorn (white ear lobes)... The coloring is very similar, the breast feathers are what I look at.
     
  3. Louieandthecrew

    Louieandthecrew I am actually a female!

    Viotet is deffanitely a Welsummer but I don't know about Goldy [​IMG]
     
  4. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    Thanks for the input. I was told previously that they were partrage rocks. They both looked like chipmonks when they were chicks. The blue patch on Violets foot really had me stumped. At first I thought it was a bruise. She has always had it.
     
  5. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    None of them look like Leghorns to me. The body shape is all wrong and too big to be a Leghorn.
     
  6. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Goldy looks remarkably like my Greta, who is a Black Sex Link. I was surprised how "brown" she grew up.

    There's no doubt in my mind that Violet is a Welsummer, or Wellie mix, with very little else IN that mix.
     
  7. Chickanmanfromarkansas

    Chickanmanfromarkansas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Goldy looks to me like a black sex link with a little more red than usual in her. Violet looks like my dads Welsummers.
     
  8. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    Quote:I have 2 black sex links aka black stars. She was not all black as a chick. She looked like a yellow chipmonk with very distinct markings.
     
  9. sprawli

    sprawli Out Of The Brooder

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    I say BSL and Welsummer. [​IMG]
     

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