We added Speckled Sussex and Golden Polish chicks this spring to the barnyard. In the order Murray McMurray included an extra chick which has grown into a MALE Hamburg. So we have TWO roosters for 17 hens. Trust me that is at least ONE too many and the girls think it is 2 too many. BUT they both look spectacular, so who ends up in the stew pot? Stay tuned.
In the mean time, with this variety we learned each breed has an identifiable voice along with feather pattern, and leg colors. It is a chorus of clucks and chirps when we feed.
See if you can match the legs with feather patterns selecting one from column A and one from B. Answers below the gallery.
Answer: Feet top to bottom (Dominique, Speckled Sussex, Golden Polish)
Feathers top to bottom (Speckled Sussex, Golden Polish, Dominique)