What breeds do we have?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickenfamily6, Aug 14, 2014.

  1. chickenfamily6

    chickenfamily6 New Egg

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    Good Morning....We just adopted 4 chickens and we do not know what type of breeds they are. We think that the brown/red ones are Rhode Island Reds. We were hoping someone on here would be able to help us out. Our chickens came named. Thank you.

    We used to have Barred Plymouth Rock hens and kept them until they died of old age.

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    This one is Marilyn (after Marilyn Monroe)
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    These two are Brownie (left) and Munchkin (she is adorable!!)
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    This one is Lucy (after Lucille Ball)
     
  2. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Looks like you have a White Leghorn, New Hampshire red and a Rhode Island red.
     
  3. chickenfamily6

    chickenfamily6 New Egg

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    Thank you. Do you have an idea what our little hen is. She is in the middle pic on the right. She has black feathers, and blonde. Her name is Munchkin.

    Thank you very much :))
     
  4. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    Could you post a pic of her? She looks like some kind of bantam.
     
  5. chickenfamily6

    chickenfamily6 New Egg

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    Hi Lightchick,

    Here are 2 better up close pics of her. We looked at pics on the net trying to figure it out and thought maybe she is a black-breasted red old english dutch bantam but not sure.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I'm not sure what breed the bantam is, but the other three (from top to bottom) are definitely White Leghorn, New Hampshire Red, and Rhode Island Red hens.
     
  7. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    1- White Leghorn
    2- New Hampshire
    3- Need a better picture, BUT she is not a Rhode Island Red. Wrong earlobe color and looks to have wrong color legs.
     
  8. chickenfamily6

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    [​IMG]Here are better pics of Lucy (top pic) and our little one (bottom 2 pics)

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  9. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    Lucy looks different.....now I think she's a red sex link. The bottom one looks like an Old English bantam to me, but I'm no expert on them...
     

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