What do we have?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by [email protected], May 27, 2010.

  1. Anotherday@thefunnyfarm

    [email protected] Out Of The Brooder

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    We have purchased quite a few chicks from a small farm and so far (no crowing) we've got all girls.. we're really curious what we've got.. any help out there?
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  2. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

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    I could be totally off, but my guess is OEG and Bantam Cochin . . . hopefully someone with more experience at diffferent breeds will chime in.
     
  3. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #1 is a Game or Game mix boy #2 is a girl (Easter egger or Game) #3 Cochin boy and I think the boy from first picture #4Buff Columbian Cochin boy and mix (easter egger) boy
     
  4. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lots of crowing should commence any day now. [​IMG]
     
  5. Anotherday@thefunnyfarm

    [email protected] Out Of The Brooder

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    awww.. now I'm so sad!!! I was really afraid that we had more boys (we just got rid of 2 that were crowing).. and one just broke my heart because we had hatched HIM from a egg.. he was the only one that survived.. guess we'll be on the lookout for the next loud mouth! thanks guys!
     
  6. Anotherday@thefunnyfarm

    [email protected] Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok.. so here's 2 others that we're questioning.. (PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE Don't let my zebra chicken be a boy!!!)
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  7. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see 3 boys [​IMG]
     
  8. chickenman98

    chickenman98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    to me your "zebra chicken" looks like a barred rock hen. we have some and they look like that. but does it have a rose comb or a single comb i cant tell(if its a rose comb its a domineque or however you spell it but i'm not sure that it would be a hen if it has a rose comb).
     
  9. Anotherday@thefunnyfarm

    [email protected] Out Of The Brooder

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    She/he/whatever (zebra) is really fast moving.. and I can't ever seem to get a good picture of her... but I'm pretty sure it's a single comb
     
  10. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Yep, I agree.. 5 and six look like a barred rock (hen to me, but may change with a better picture?) and 6 looks like a hatch (American game) pullet.

    Just to add it in again- not all games are OEG (Old English Game), in the US OEG have only white legs unless they're a dark variety like a blue, brown red, black/slate (and the varieties like a ginger, red quill, etc.. But the BBred, and such patterns like these are white legged). American games can come just about any comb type, leg color, and color you can think of. Blue and green are especially popular, and behind that I would say the next is yellow.

    -Daniel
     

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