4 week old chicks (long shot)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ambe0487, Mar 1, 2016.

  1. ambe0487

    ambe0487 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 6- 4 week old chicks. I'm only sure on one of their breeds. I hatched them from eggs given to be that were a range of greens, blues, and Browns. So I'm assuming they are barnyard mix but hoping some of you can help identify them. Also, I have 2 black chicks that all black or black/grey and they have 2 different sized combs. Based on on different sizes, I was going with one male and one female from them. :fl

    The blonde one is a buff orpington and has a small comb so I'm still wondering if it's a he/she.

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    Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. ambe0487

    ambe0487 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually, I didn't put that the two photos of the individual black chick are actually 2 different chicks. The top one is the one I think is the boy.


    The black and white one with the circle arrived it's eye and what seems to be some barring on its back doesn't have a 3 row pea comb. This is what it looks like

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  4. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I misread your post and thought you meant the barred one was the other black one. The barred one doesn't have a triple rowed pea comb so I am leaning towards pullet. I agree with you that the top one looks like a cockerel and the bottom a pullet. :)
     
  5. ambe0487

    ambe0487 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, I realized after your post I put both black chicks photos in a row but didn't specify they were different. And...:weee :celebrate :yiipchick. Thank you for the information!!! My last hatch, I had a very good idea who was going to be the rooster by 4 weeks and one even crowing by 5 weeks. This time they are throwing me for a loop!
     
  6. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're welcome :) These seem to be more confusing to sex for me too, I think it's the black combs that get me. :)
     
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  8. MonicainAZ

    MonicainAZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't add any thing to the breed guesses, but I just wanted to say those are some very beautifully colored chicks! So pretty! I especially love the all black one.
     
  9. ambe0487

    ambe0487 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I completely agree, I am have nothing more than an educated guess (and honestly, it's not very educated)!
     
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    Thank you!! I love them all and hope they are all females so I can keep them!
     

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