What type of chooks do I have

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Deborah McMullen, Jan 19, 2010.

  1. Deborah McMullen

    Deborah McMullen New Egg

    Jan 18, 2010
    Does anyone know what kind of chooks I have and maybe what gender"

    Maybe you can see the legs on them in this pic...

    Here is another photo of our pets that have not laid any eggs and we are wondering if they ever will..
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2010
  2. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 19, 2009
    new zealand
    need better pic of the black, possibly a x-bred.

    The mottle could be ancona, need pic of legs as well.
  3. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    It looks like you have a pair! Not sure on breed, though
  4. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

    Apr 19, 2009
    Fall Creek Falls TN
    exchequer leghorn on the spotted one- not sure about the black one.

    edited for gender confusion [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2010
  5. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

    Jul 13, 2008
    Braymer Missouri
    The front one is a hen.
  6. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 12, 2009
    Its feathers look like my sussex. Except my girls are more round and combs aren't as big. I think the front one is a boy. his wattles are big.
  7. 19hhbelgian

    19hhbelgian Pigs DO Fly!!

    Apr 9, 2009
    New Tripoli PA
    I can see why the one poster said the front one is a girl - doesn't look to be any "rooster" feathers. But man, that comb and wattles!! How old are they (if you know)? Are there any "hen feathered" roosters other than sebrights? I think the black one is a girl [​IMG] Does she have a small crest? Possible pyncheon or a cross? I'm not super familiar with the breed, but I know they have small crests kind of like that.
  8. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    exchequer(sp?) Leghorn pullet and cross(?)
  9. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    The black one could possibly be a hatchery black Modern, I think Ideal has them. It does not look like it but if its supposeed to be a pure breed thats what I'd guess.
  10. Deborah McMullen

    Deborah McMullen New Egg

    Jan 18, 2010
    Quote:We only bought them at xmas the black one has grown heaps and really does not have a crest yet something is growing but we dont know what and the speckle one is getting fatter and bigger and there is no crowing from them like a rooster so we are hoping they will be egg layers and not roosters very hansom both of them. It is very confusing with all the comments as to what they really are so I suppose we will just have to wait and see.

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