What types of Chickens do I have?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dgreene001, Aug 12, 2014.

  1. dgreene001

    dgreene001 New Egg

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    These 5 hens and 1 rooster are about 5 months old and I am having a tough time finding out their breeds. Please help. I will add a closeup of each.

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    Hen # 1: I believe this to be an Ameraucana
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    Hen #2: I have no idea what this beautiful chicken is!





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    Hen #3: No idea once again


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    Hen #4: I have two of this type and I believe them to be Plymouth or Barred Rocks?

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    Rooster: I believe this rooster to be a Black Australorp or Iowa Blue


    Any help with these would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!!!
     
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    #1 and #2 are both Easter Egger (EE). #3 is a buff Orpington, #4 is a Barred Rock, and #5 looks like a possible Iowa Blue mix.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Easter egger pullet
    Easter egger cockerel. That's why he's so pretty, he's male.
    Buff Orpington pullet
    barred Rock pullet
    Not positive what breed the last bird is. He's a cockerel, and not an Australorp as they're solid black. Do you know what hatchery they came from? That can help narrow things down a bit.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree with donrae. #1 is an Easter Egger pullet, #2 is an Easter Egger cockerel, #3 is a Buff Orpington pullet, #4 is a Barred Rock pullet, and #5 is a cockerel, but definitely not a Black Australorp. Bantamlover55 may be correct on #5. He certainly looks like he has some Iowa Blue in him.
     
  5. Basskids08

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    X2, agree on all 5 breeds and agree with Michael on gender
     
  6. Ol Grey Mare

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