Any ideas what breeds and genders these could be???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Nksg75, Nov 18, 2015.

  1. Nksg75

    Nksg75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, eggs at a local feed store that were supposed to be for eating:yiipchicky
    Well, I ate some of course, and hatched the others!!
    Now about 2 weeks old, I am still trying to figure out what they could be!! I realize they are probably a mix of breeds, however if someone could clue me in as to what they could possibly be and if you can tell me if you see definite gender traits I would appreciate any help on both parts.
    We are giving some away and keeping some, so I am trying my hardest to try and not keep all males!!
    I will post from first hatch till now.

    Here is chick #1 (chipmunk looking one)

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    Here is chick #2 (silver looking one)
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    Here they are together
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    Chick 3 (black one)
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    Here is a few of the other chicks that I still need to get better pics of (chipmunk is also in this group shot)
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    I know the pictures are not great quality, and will be taking better shots when the sun comes up.
    I would appreciate any info that you can give me.
    If it helps at all they came from mostly brown, a couple light blue and I think 1 or 2 green eggs.
     
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    It looks like the "Chipmunk" one and the "silver" one are Easter Eggers, the black one looks to me as Black Australorp. I'm not sure about the rest [​IMG]. Could you tell me if any of them have Puffy cheeks or feathered legs? Also no one is looking like an obvious cockerel but you can'r really tell until 8-10 weeks.
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    If the eggs came from a backyard flock, they are likely all mixed breeds.
     
  4. Nksg75

    Nksg75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is an updated pic of the silver bird
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    Nksg75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No no feathered feet or puffy cheeks. I realize they are most likely a mix, just wondering if I could pin down at least one breed
     
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    Nksg75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is another angle
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    At this point, they are too young to even try to guess at possible breeds. For all you know, they could be mixes of mixes, which would mean narrowing down any possibilities may not even be possible.
     
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    Nksg75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From the top
     
  9. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    good point
     
  10. Nksg75

    Nksg75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought that might be the case, however just thought I would try. My ultimate goal was to find out if I could try to find out who was what sex. I thought if I could narrow it down by the breeds then I could go from there to possibly sexing them!:)
    I am giving half to one person and the other half to another. I was hoping to have a good guess as far as sex is concerned so I don't saddle one person with a bunch of males and or females. Just trying to give as close to a 50/50 split as I could.
     

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