What could these possibly be?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Wig, Jul 19, 2008.

  1. Wig

    Wig New Egg

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    Okay, so a fellow farmer was selling some chickens, so I decided to pickup a few. First time raising anything that breathes. Anyway, I'm cluless about which breeds (and genders) these chickens are and I was wondering if I could get some help.

    Nicole, a (crowing?) chicken who's been with us for about 3 months so far. Any idea on breed?
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    Boston, a skittish little chicken that likes to roost on high places. Unfortunately, she likes to peck at whoever she sees. (probably a cockeral as well.)
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    Tony, probably a cockeral considering he can be a little aggressive and his early comb. I'm assuming this one is a Black Orpington. *crosses fingers*
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    Fudge is on the left, right by Tony. I'm seriously hoping this is a pullet because one illegal cockeral is enough.
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    Here’s Muffin. (S)he’s the nicest out of all the chickens I own.
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    Please and thank you.
     
  2. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    I dont know any of the breeds. Maybe when they grow up more. Muffin sure is cute.
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Yes, post some more pics on this thread in a couple of weeks. Boston looks like he has a little Polish in him.
     
  4. Wig

    Wig New Egg

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    Ah, okay. I'll wait awhile for the younger chickens, but is Nicole seriously too young? I'm assuming the picture's not really good, so here's a bigger (and better) one.

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  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Tony is not a black Orpington. Wrong body shape and comb. Plus, it would be rare to find a local farmer who has Black Orpingtons anyway. The poufy headed one could have Polish or Silkie in it. I have three whose daddy was a Cochin/Silkie cross with Barred Rock mothers and they all have the pouf.
     

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