What breeds are we?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JoBean1987, Oct 8, 2014.

  1. JoBean1987

    JoBean1987 Out Of The Brooder

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    My aunt bought 60 hens but the breeds they said they were don't look anything like the chicken. I was hoping my fellow BYCers can help me out.
     
  2. TaraBellaBirds

    TaraBellaBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like Production Reds, which are sold as Rhode Island Reds, and in the front is a Light Brown Leghorn. the PR are great layers of brown eggs and the LBL will lay white eggs.
     
  3. JoBean1987

    JoBean1987 Out Of The Brooder

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    This is a light brown leghorn?
     
  4. TaraBellaBirds

    TaraBellaBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep!
     
  5. WyandotteIndeed

    WyandotteIndeed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep x2!
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    The above bird is a Single-combed Light Brown Leghorn. The red birds in the other photos are Production Reds, which are sold by many hatcheries as Rhode Island Reds or New Hampshires.
     
  7. JoBean1987

    JoBean1987 Out Of The Brooder

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    They charged her $10/chick for 2 light brown leghorns. That's nuts.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    The red birds are Production Reds, and the other one is a Light Brown Leghorn.
     
  9. TaraBellaBirds

    TaraBellaBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your Aunt paid $10 each? How old were they at the time? If they were the age pictured above then that isn't a terrible deal, and I only see pullets at least. Although, $600 (if that is what she paid) is quite a lot to spend on hatchery birds, at least she will get plenty of eggs!
     
  10. JoBean1987

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    She only bought 7 chicks at the time and they be only a week old.
     

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