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What breeds?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by teatime, Mar 2, 2017.

  1. teatime

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  5. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    You know the history behind these?? This one looks like a lavender orpington but--- as a well educated man with chicken breeds says often----""could be a billy goat crossed with a wood pecker" Its hard to say for sure.
     
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  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Where did these birds come from?
     
  7. teatime

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    My pet chicken mystery pack. They are ten week old.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Okay...first looks like a lavender Orpington pullet.

    third, a buff Orpington pullet

    Fourth, a splash Marans pullet.

    the second looks like a little cockerel. I'm not sure what breeds could be possible in this assortment, and MPC has a lot of mixed breed "designer" chickens. I'm not sure if it could be something silver penciled? I know that color goes through a very funky looking stage, but since I've not had any personally I'm not sure if this could be it, or if you're looking at another color. I'll defer that one to someone else.
     
  9. drumstick diva

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