What kind of old English is this

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by brodydwhite, Apr 25, 2017.

  1. brodydwhite

    brodydwhite Out Of The Brooder

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    I have bb reds and the hen looks like a bb red and the rooster does for the most part but on the first hatch there where 4 normal looking bb red chicks and 2 black one and I kept the black one and the same chicken hatched out again this year and 4 where black and 3 where normal so what is going on.[​IMG]The one on the left is the black one grown.
     
  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd love some closer pictures if you have any, from the distance looks kind of like (from left to right) a BBR, a GingerRed and a BBR rooster?
     
  3. brodydwhite

    brodydwhite Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] what does this rooster look like. And I'll send another pic in little while of the other I have questions about
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Black Tailed Red.
     
  5. brodydwhite

    brodydwhite Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks I was told bb red but when I got the first hatch I had 2 black chicks with 4 regular game chicks and this previous Tim I got 4 blacks and 3 game chicks [​IMG]what about the black hen
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The dark hen could be Brown Red, which would explain the black chicks. Brown Red is birchen based, producing black downed chicks.
     
  7. brodydwhite

    brodydwhite Out Of The Brooder

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    Anybody?
     
  8. brodydwhite

    brodydwhite Out Of The Brooder

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    The black hen was hatched off that rooster and this hen so what you think? I've been wondering for long time. And can't figure out The pic of the momma of black hen ain't workin but she looks just like a normal bb red hen
     
  9. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    I can tell you this much, the rooster is not BBR. BBR stands for Black Breasted Red, meaning the breast of the rooster is black. No black breast means he can not be BBR.
     
  10. brodydwhite

    brodydwhite Out Of The Brooder

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    Yea I was thinking that he might be a young brown red cause his neck is bright like a brown red and that would and explain the half black half red hatch
     

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