What breeds are these hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MrViskers, Dec 20, 2012.

  1. MrViskers

    MrViskers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought these hens from a man who was getting rid of his excess chickens, the reddish one looks a little like my isa brown hen but this one has a more small size and more of a elegant looking shape, the bluish and white one look the same, i asked the man what breeds they are and he was a little confused.
     
  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The first two birds could be Aussie Aracaunas, I guess.....That's not one of my breeds and I always get confused on the different standards in the different countries. Looking again, I'd call them an aracauna mix, probably. The body shape doesn't look right for the pure birds I've seen.
    The red hen is a red sex link, a generic term for something along the lines of an Isa brown. Different parents used to make the sex link cross make fore different body shapes, color and comb variations, etc.
     
  4. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The two Splashes look to be Araucana's and the other is a Red sex-link.
     
  6. NosiphoChooks

    NosiphoChooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One at the back looks like a small araucana, the middle one maybe an aracuana mix or EE and the front one I'm not too sure, perhaps some sort of production red sex link?
     

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