2 Chickens Dumped - What are they? Pic Heavy

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KFox, May 19, 2012.

  1. KFox

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    I inherited these two chickens from a neighbor kid. He hatched them for a science project. He had no idea what breed they were and said they are about a week old.

    I was thinking maybe Cornish X?

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    These are 1 week old and nearly the size of my 4 week old barred rocks.
     
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  2. Better photos would help a lot. I also doubt the age, as stated. If they are pullets, won't you be pleased? Folks could drop off pullet chicks here anytime. LOL
     
  3. KFox

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    I am trying for better pics right now. They are a bit wilder than the chicks I raise.
     
  4. Habibs Hens

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    the one on right looks like a welsummer roo
     
  5. KFox

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    All three of these images are of the chicken on the right.
     
  6. KFox

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    The chick on the left is kind of lazy so I was able to get better images.

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  7. KFox

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    Can anyone help with the breeds?
     
  8. Habibs Hens

    Habibs Hens Cream Legbar Keeper

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    ok i change my mind the one on right in post 1 is a pullet and the one on left is possible a roo

    again i say welsummer on the pullet on right

    still not sure about yellowish one with silver wings but i say roo on it
     
  9. Flowerbh

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    Silverfox, what are you basing your opinions on. Trying to learn.
     
  10. Habibs Hens

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    i am basing my opinion on the baring gene and colouration

    the fact they have a line going doen the head and back suggests they have a baring gene

    with that sid its possible to produce sex links dependant on breed

    the males are a yellowish silver down with a light but darker then body down stripe

    and the girls are a reddish down with a heavey brown stripe

    but again its all a guess at the moment

    i could completely be wrong

    and again im saying welsumer on the reddish one and welsummers are not sexlink so its all guess work right now

    sorry to confuse you
     
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