What kind of hen am I?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by meriruka, Dec 28, 2008.

  1. meriruka

    meriruka Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
    I have two of these girls, the other is in the left background....Everyone asks what they are and I just don't know.[​IMG]
    Bonus question, is the red hen behind her a golden comet?

    Thanks!
     
  2. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

    Oct 19, 2007
    Franklin, TN
    The red hen looks like my #4 (that's actually her name), she's an RSL -- she was labeled a Red Star. I'm thinking the buffs may also be some variety of sex link or perhaps young Buff Rocks. I love their color!
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Left background looks like a Red Start.

    Front almost looks Buff orpish... but she's too light... Sex link of some kind.

    Red hen: Production Red.
     
  4. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    Nebraska
    Wellllll... she could be a Buff Rock or an Orpington. Pretty. I like the color a lot.
    The one behind her looks like my rhode Island Reds
    Christina
     
  5. pinkfeather

    pinkfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The buff 1 in front looks like maybe a buff leghorn (too skin for a rock or orpington it seems). The 1 behind her looks like a Red sex-link.
     
  6. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    Somerset, KY
    The one up front look a lot like our Buff bantam Leghorn but I am also still learning about Leghorns so I am probably wrong.
     
  7. meriruka

    meriruka Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
    Thanks everyone! I had no idea there was such a thing as buff rocks or buff leghorns.....
     
  8. Patchesnposies

    Patchesnposies Chickens.....are my ONE weakness!

    Mar 5, 2008
    Southern New Mexico
    Thanks everyone! I had no idea there was such a thing as buff rocks or buff leghorns.....

    Me either! Is the buff one young? Our BO's were kind of scrawny when they were young and then filled out nicely as they matured.


    BTW, Sam-I have barn envy!

    Deb

    ETA-As you can see I am a doofus when it comes to knowing how to use the quote button. LOL!
     
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  9. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    What is her leg color?

    Definitely not buff orp or rock...way too small for such a red comb. She'd be much heftier I would think.
     
  10. meriruka

    meriruka Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
    Her legs are almost white. She's almost half the size of the sex link behind her but twice the size of my OEGB's. She lays medium to large sized cream colored eggs.

    Here's another pic:[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 29, 2008

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