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Is my baby chick a welsummer or Sussex?

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Hello everyone, I recently bought 15 day old chicks and 2 were Welsummers and 3 were Sussex. The rest are breeds I can identify. I lost three of my little chipmunk chicks and now I don't know If the two that survived are Welsummers or Sussex? Can you help me? I attached a couple of pics. Thanks so much!![IMG][IMG]
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Really much to soon to tell, and the red light throws the color out of whack.  If you wait a few more weeks, I would suggest you post at  "what breed or gender is this," where you will get  many opinions.

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Thanks so much! I will do that.
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Hi and welcome to BYC. 

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Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around the run. I'm not really good at identifying chick breeds. Good luck!
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Did a moth know that the flame was going to change her life forever, or did she simply fly towards that heated embrace, knowing it would offer her something she couldn't give herself? In the end, the answer didn't really matter. The moth had never wanted the choice. -Joey W. Hill-
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:welcome

 

I'm inclined to guess Sussex due to the coloring on the wings but in another couple of weeks and with photos outside of the red light, that will help a lot with identification. You can post pictures over here to get the experts opinion:

http://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this

 

Sorry for the losses, that happens sometimes with the little ones.

 

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