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These are Buff Orphington rooster crosses. The hens are Easter Eggers, Silver Laced Wyandotte, and Barred Rock. Any thoughts on breed and mix of these chicks? They are 14 weeks old.

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The barred one is definitely from your barred rock hen and is a black sex link. The buff one in the middle of the second picture is from an EE hen. Judging by the leg color on the one in the front, that one probably is too.
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The barred one is definitely from your barred rock hen and is a black sex link. The buff one in the middle of the second picture is from an EE hen. Judging by the leg color on the one in the front, that one probably is too.

I'd second that.

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The barred one is definitely from your barred rock hen and is a black sex link. The buff one in the middle of the second picture is from an EE hen. Judging by the leg color on the one in the front, that one probably is too.

x3, looks like 1 cockerel and 2 pullets

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The barred one is definitely from your barred rock hen and is a black sex link. The buff one in the middle of the second picture is from an EE hen. Judging by the leg color on the one in the front, that one probably is too.


I agree.

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also agree

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The barred one is definitely from your barred rock hen and is a black sex link. The buff one in the middle of the second picture is from an EE hen. Judging by the leg color on the one in the front, that one probably is too.

I agree.

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Feel free to ask me questions about chicken and rabbit care, breeds, and showing! I'm always happy to help!

 

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The barred one is definitely from your barred rock hen and is a black sex link. The buff one in the middle of the second picture is from an EE hen. Judging by the leg color on the one in the front, that one probably is too.
I also agree.
1 Marans cross, 2 Silkie crosses, 3 Australorps, 3 Easter Eggers, 4 Rhodebars, 1 Golden Cuckoo Marans, 1 Gold Laced Brahma, 1 Cream Legbar, 1 English Orpington bantam, 2 Barred Plymouth Rock bantams, 2 Silver Pencilled Plymouth Rocks, 5 White Crested Black Polish, and 4 heritage Rose Comb Rhode Island Reds. I also can't forget our two mixed breed cats, Figaro and J.J. and our American Golden...
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1 Marans cross, 2 Silkie crosses, 3 Australorps, 3 Easter Eggers, 4 Rhodebars, 1 Golden Cuckoo Marans, 1 Gold Laced Brahma, 1 Cream Legbar, 1 English Orpington bantam, 2 Barred Plymouth Rock bantams, 2 Silver Pencilled Plymouth Rocks, 5 White Crested Black Polish, and 4 heritage Rose Comb Rhode Island Reds. I also can't forget our two mixed breed cats, Figaro and J.J. and our American Golden...
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With a Buff Orpington rooster, any silver (black and white) chicks are going to be male.

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