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Whetten?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by herrgab, Sep 14, 2008.

  1. herrgab

    herrgab Out Of The Brooder

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    I just got these today and I'm not quite sure what breed they are. The guy said they are Whettens, but I cannot find any info on them. Any help would be appreciated.
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  2. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    Missouri
    Wow, those are cool looking! Whatever they are they have rose combs....that's the extent of my knowledge....Is it possible you heard wrong or are spelling it incorrectly?
     
  3. SpeckledHills

    SpeckledHills Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are Wheatens. That is a color variety--not a breed. The males are always orange, red & black, and females are cream and tan. I'm guessing your chickens are Wheaten Old English Game chickens.
     
  4. the simple life

    the simple life Chillin' With My Peeps

    She is right about the wheatons, I was thinking that the chickens looked like Dutch Bantams though.
    Its hard to tell though without more pics.
    Someone might know for sure.
     
  5. herrgab

    herrgab Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two cocks and two hens. Would it be wise to let them run around with my Rhode Island's or should I keep them seperate?
     
  6. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    Central California
    Quote:I'd say those are single combed birds. The male is dubbed, so it doesnt look like a single comb. But yes, Wheaton is the coloring, as stated.
     
  7. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    Missouri
    Quote:I'd say those are single combed birds. The male is dubbed, so it doesnt look like a single comb. But yes, Wheaton is the coloring, as stated.

    My bad....I never claimed to be right....LOL!!! Thanks for the correction....
     
  8. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    Central California
    LOL! No problem. [​IMG]
     
  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Quote:Yeah, what SH says.... that's what they are.
     
  10. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Jorday is correct, they have single combs, and the male is dubbed. They are not dutch, as dutch have white earlobes. They are wheaton oegbs.
     

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