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What kind of chickens do I have?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jon5Howse, Mar 25, 2016.

  1. Jon5Howse

    Jon5Howse New Egg

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    Mar 25, 2016
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    I bought two chickens about 4 weeks back, and I am not certain what kind of chickens these are... Please see the attached pictures. [​IMG]
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    Any ideas?
     
  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Where did you get them? My uncle has a couple of these mystery "Welsummers," which turned out to be a strange type of Easter Egger mix that lays green eggs.

    ~Alex
     
  3. Jon5Howse

    Jon5Howse New Egg

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    I bought them from a lady in east TN. She claimed they are OE, but I have noticed that they lack the typical pea comb that a OE would have. They are now about 20 weeks old, and look to be developing a straight comb and wattles.

    I am hopeful that they lay olive eggs... Only time will tell.

    Thanks for the feedback.
     
  4. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    You're very welcome! In that case, I would guess that what you've got is OEs. [​IMG] They're probably Welsummer and Cream Legbar crosses to create olive layers.

    ~Alex
     
    Last edited: Mar 26, 2016

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