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Any ideas on breed

Post Thu Jun 26, 2014 1:04 pm

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These 2 lovely ladies have been given to me by a friend. She couldn't remember what breed they are. Any ideas. I think they are hybrids. :)
4 ex bats, 1 white silkiie,1 lavender frizzle,1 black rock,1 Daisybelle,1 welsummer,1 light Sussex bantam,1 bluebelle and one columbine
4 children, 1 snake, 3 labs (1 is guide dog pup) goldfish, tropical fish a very understanding OH, oh and a passion for horse riding.
RIP my beautiful chestnut Connemara - Ginger
RIP my show stopping piebald tobiano - Beau

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Re: Any ideas on breed

Post Thu Jun 26, 2014 7:51 pm

The brown one may be a columbine/skyline (laying blue eggs or possibly pinkish). Don't know about the other, maybe a bluebell?
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RIP New Girls Onyx Pearl Coral
RIP Ex Free Rangers Tizer Tango Cidona Sprite

New New Girls Crystal Jet RIP Skye
Posh Girls Magic Nimbus Lemon Agate
Hen Solo on extended stay
& missing you Victor when you went to the stud farm

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Re: Any ideas on breed

Post Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:13 pm

One does lay blue eggs, brilliant !
4 ex bats, 1 white silkiie,1 lavender frizzle,1 black rock,1 Daisybelle,1 welsummer,1 light Sussex bantam,1 bluebelle and one columbine
4 children, 1 snake, 3 labs (1 is guide dog pup) goldfish, tropical fish a very understanding OH, oh and a passion for horse riding.
RIP my beautiful chestnut Connemara - Ginger
RIP my show stopping piebald tobiano - Beau

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Re: Any ideas on breed

Post Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:13 pm

I'd agree with jimnpaula :)
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Binnie - Bluebelle (Bluebelle) received 19/02/11
Lottie - Rhode Rock PP received 19/03/11
Lillie - Suffolk Pied PP received 19/03/11
Percy - Budgie hatched 17/9/04
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Re: Any ideas on breed

Post Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:14 pm

The grey one has a lace effect to her. Very pretty and quite heavy :)
4 ex bats, 1 white silkiie,1 lavender frizzle,1 black rock,1 Daisybelle,1 welsummer,1 light Sussex bantam,1 bluebelle and one columbine
4 children, 1 snake, 3 labs (1 is guide dog pup) goldfish, tropical fish a very understanding OH, oh and a passion for horse riding.
RIP my beautiful chestnut Connemara - Ginger
RIP my show stopping piebald tobiano - Beau

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Re: Any ideas on breed

Post Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:16 pm

Chickabee wrote:The grey one (is) quite heavy :)


Must be a bluebelle then :lol:
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Binnie - Bluebelle (Bluebelle) received 19/02/11
Lottie - Rhode Rock PP received 19/03/11
Lillie - Suffolk Pied PP received 19/03/11
Percy - Budgie hatched 17/9/04
http://www.flickr.com/photos/percy049/
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Re: Any ideas on breed

Post Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:20 pm

Great, I like to know what I've got. Thank you everyone :D
4 ex bats, 1 white silkiie,1 lavender frizzle,1 black rock,1 Daisybelle,1 welsummer,1 light Sussex bantam,1 bluebelle and one columbine
4 children, 1 snake, 3 labs (1 is guide dog pup) goldfish, tropical fish a very understanding OH, oh and a passion for horse riding.
RIP my beautiful chestnut Connemara - Ginger
RIP my show stopping piebald tobiano - Beau

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Re: Any ideas on breed

Post Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:23 pm

Chickabee wrote:One does lay blue eggs, brilliant !

I had a good feeling about that one as I have a Skyline and (allegedly) a crested cream legbar (she lays white eggs though :think: dodgy parents) and your brown one looks the same shape and colour to share the legbar heritage.
I've never had a bluebelle though so I'm not sure about that, but she looks like some bluebelle photos I found in a search.
WIR (cube red) (purple eglu)

RIP Ex Bats Rainbow Girls: Ruby Amber Topaz Peridot Sapphire Tanzanite Amethyst
RIP New Girls Onyx Pearl Coral
RIP Ex Free Rangers Tizer Tango Cidona Sprite

New New Girls Crystal Jet RIP Skye
Posh Girls Magic Nimbus Lemon Agate
Hen Solo on extended stay
& missing you Victor when you went to the stud farm

Sunny, Fortune, Archie & Jack ferret
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Re: Any ideas on breed

Post Fri Jun 27, 2014 5:13 am

I would say a Columbine and a French Grey (think that's just another name for Bluebelle)
(green eglu)

GNR 1 x Mini Orpington (Bromley.......well it's near Orpington)
GNR 1 x Gold Laced Wyandotte (Bling)
GNR 1x Amber Star (Custard Creme)
And Roxanne the ex batt


(cube purple) now occupied by 5 exbatts

and not forgetting the smaller members of the Webmuppet household.........Robby and Millie the dwarf hamsters
and the latest arrivals 3 hives of bees
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Re: Any ideas on breed

Post Fri Jun 27, 2014 7:44 am

I loved my Bluebelle although she was rather dippy, good layer too, still miss her.
PP CAROL, PIPPA, ALICE (RIP 27/08/2012) : arrived 18/07/2009
Pippa gone to live at Fife Animal Park 28/05/2010
(Bluebelle) EDITH (RIP 24/07/2013), (white chicken) FEARNE (RIP 16/05/2012), GNR JO (RIP 06/04/2012) : arrived 2/08/2010
PP BERYL B (RIP 24/07/2014), PP BLANCHE B (RIP 17/09/2012), (Bluebelle) AGNES B: arrived 06/04/2012
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Re: Any ideas on breed

Post Fri Jun 27, 2014 11:04 am

What a lovely friend you must have, the last gift I got from a friend was a trivet!...chickens win hands down :)
(Bluebelle) - Dolly/Babs a silver pencilled Wyandotte bantam
GNR - Agnes a Buff Plymouth Rock bantam
GNR - Phoebe/Daphne a Newhampshire Red Bantam
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Re: Any ideas on breed

Post Fri Jun 27, 2014 11:37 am

What beautiful girls :-)
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