What Breeds Are We?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by catlover8976, Jan 3, 2010.

  1. catlover8976

    catlover8976 Out Of The Brooder

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    Gerald my male bearded cock.
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    and Ammy my black and white hen.
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    Click on image to make bigger.

    Sorry about the bad photos. [​IMG]
     
  2. purelypoultry

    purelypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The top looks like a crossbred polish. And the bottom looks like a mottled ancona with way too much white.
     
  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    If you're in the UK, the first one might be an araucana. I have only seen pics of them on feathersite, so not sure but believe they have crests and muffs over there.
     
  4. rocketdog312

    rocketdog312 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:araucana's have no rumps
     
  5. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    by UK standard, 1st pic will be araucana rooster, second pic need a better pic but could be old english game.
     
  6. ThePolishPrincess

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    catlover8976 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here's a better image of Ammy.

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  8. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually rocketdog, araucanas can be both rumpless and tailed (although it is the rumpless that are SQ here).

    My guess is that the cockerel is a mixed breed, at best.

    The hen is either a hatchery quality speckled sussex, mottled ancona, or mottled java. The pictures aren't large enough for me to tell the difference.
     
  9. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The hen is Exchequer Leghorn.The boy is non standart Araucana because of the tail
     
  10. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

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    What color are the roo's legs? Are they a slate? and I too have seen and read that the standard for Araucana in the UK is like this one, with the tail and with the tuft. In fact, black EE's in this country are not very prominent are they? I know Sand Hill has a line of Ameraucanas that are black. Remember, we go by the APA, as in American Poultry Assoc. Standards here. UK and Europe have a whole different book and a lot more breeds and colors to consider.
     

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