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What do I have?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cjsgrlsx3, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. cjsgrlsx3

    cjsgrlsx3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have just picked up some more hens and a rooster (I think) and wanted some help to identify them! What do you think? Breed guessing would be nice also! Darn, once I figure out how to post photos, I will be closer to knowing what I have!
     
  2. cjsgrlsx3

    cjsgrlsx3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hope this worked!
     
  3. cjsgrlsx3

    cjsgrlsx3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    32 views and no replies! I wonder what it is!
     
  4. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm new to chickens so I can't guess, but shes pretty. Looks like you have a busy rooster, though, from the backs of your other girls.
     
  5. cjsgrlsx3

    cjsgrlsx3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The hens are actually molting. I was told that the grey one is a rooster and was hatched this past Spring. Wondering if anyone has any thoughts on if it is a rooster of hen
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  6. greenSearcher

    greenSearcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think the gray one is a boy, it seems the hackle feathers are rather pointed. Even if your girls are molting, they have been well "loved". After they get their feathers, aprons might protect them next year. My hens look like that, and I had a feather picker and they are gently but well loved.
     
  7. cjsgrlsx3

    cjsgrlsx3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol "Well Loved" So I do have a rooster then. He is young so I believe he is not the one that has done the deed with these girls. Will their feathers grow back and become normal? Do you have an idea on what kind they are?
     
  8. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    The blue one looks a bit like a Blue Orpington, but his type is not quite right. Maybe a mixed breed. It is a rooster.
     
  9. cjsgrlsx3

    cjsgrlsx3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What about this little lady?
     
  10. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    Definitely a mixed breed hen. I'm not good at guessing which breeds are mixed in there.
     

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