☺ "Comm. black pullet"? (Not Sexlinks!) ✔Photo Update!✔

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Sunshyne276, Mar 16, 2011.

  1. Sunshyne276

    Sunshyne276 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Went to Tractor Supply, brought home some chicks.. In with the Amberlinks, they had a black chicks, and the sign said "comm. black pullets".... Any idea what type of chicken that could be? I bought one, to see what she turns into. She's black, and has a little red around her eyes, and a slightly lighter shade of red chin.. Black legs. Help? lol

    **Edit: Heard back from the hatchery that supplies these chicks to TSC.. They said they are definitely NOT sexlinks! They are pullets, and will be a lot like an Australorp when full grown.
    They are supposed crossed with Australorp! ...They look nothing like an Australorp to me! [​IMG]

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    ~2 1/2 weeks old~

    *Edit: Since this post, I did go back to get one like the first one. Unique, so I had to! lol
    Also picked up 2 tiny black ones, with a little white spot on their wings, from the same bin..
    Be it "Comm. black pullets", "Common black pullets", or "Commerical black pullets"......
    ...There are some strange looking birds we all have been buying from these bins!! lol
    Little mystery chicks. [​IMG]
     
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  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Common Black chickens, of course.

    Hopefully, your CBs wll grow up to be BAs, or Black Australorps.
     
  3. Sunshyne276

    Sunshyne276 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh ok, so basically "assorted" black pullets. I see.. [​IMG] Thank you.. I feel a little dumb now.. lol But I thought maybe it was an abbreviation of some specific breed possibly. ha
     
  4. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd put money on black sex links. Could be "commercial black pullet"...
     
  5. Sunshyne276

    Sunshyne276 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ah... Hadn't thought of that! Wait, I hope not.. With Sex links, the white dot on the head is a male, right? This one has a white dot on it's head..
     
  6. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    If it makes you feel any better, the TSC here has a bin of "black pullets" and then it states in small print that they could be BA or BSL... right below a picture of a Barred Rock. Weirdest sign ever.

    SO, if it has some white on it, then I'm changing my vote to Australorp.
     
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  7. Higins00

    Higins00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They had that bin at my Tsc store too. I got Amberlinks and black Jersey.
     
  8. Sunshyne276

    Sunshyne276 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It sounds like they had some mix ups with the black pullets this year, all around! lol [​IMG]
     
  9. chickened

    chickened Overrun With Chickens

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    I was thinking communist black chickens.[​IMG]
     
  10. Sunshyne276

    Sunshyne276 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd be happy with Austrolorp or black giant! lol
    I got Amberlinks, too. They were an awesome surprise, actually! lol
    I had called ahead, and they didn't have Amberlinks.
    By the time I got there, they had another shipment, including amberlinks! [​IMG]
    I ended up with 4 Amberlinks (one is beige, which I think is weird lol),
    3 "Ameracauna"/EE, 2 White Leghorn and the little black one. [​IMG]
     

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