wondering what kind of chickens I have

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by virtualgirl57, Nov 1, 2013.

  1. virtualgirl57

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    hi my neighbor gave me two chickens and said they were pulets (sp) one was laying when I got her the light colored one the other she said was only 3 months old and would start laying soon. Can someone please tell me what I have here. Thanks. The ligjter one has stopped laying for about 3 weeks now.
     
  2. virtualgirl57

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    Forgot my pics[​IMG]
     
  3. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the barred one looks like a Cuckoo Marans and the tan one is a Buff Brahma or maybe a bantam Buff Brahma. The angle of the camera makes it hard to tell height.
     
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  4. virtualgirl57

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    Wow, fancy chickens. Can you telk if the cuckoo is a rooster from this pic...the dont like their photo taken. Lol
     
  5. shannondee12

    shannondee12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if she has stopped laying, it might be because she was moved from the neighbors coop to yours. I was given a hen that was laying until I got her. She stopped for about 3-4 weeks before she started laying again for me. It took her that long to get used to the new coop I guess.
     
  6. virtualgirl57

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    She layed for a few weeks and now its been about 3 weeks with no eggs. I was thinking its cause she was molting. Im no chicken expert. Lol
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, the Cuckoo Marans is a rooster.
     
  8. virtualgirl57

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    Thats what I thought...now I need to figure out what to do with him. Want to find him a good home.
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Give the rooster back to your neighbor. You took him thinking he was female, no need for you to be stuck with her rooster.
     
  10. virtualgirl57

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    She dont want him and I dont know whete she lives since she moved or I would just drop jim over the fence! Lol
     

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