Anyone have any guesses on breeds?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bainismyname, Mar 2, 2016.

  1. bainismyname

    bainismyname New Egg

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    My son brought these 3 chicks home from school a few weeks ago. They are now a little over 4 weeks old. We have no clue what they are. They are our first try at chicks. Wouldn't mind knowing the sex either[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. 2Spooky4Me

    2Spooky4Me Out Of The Brooder

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    At this point, they all look like Pullets, luckily for you. For the breed, the red one might be a red star otherwise known as a red sex link, or a Rhode Island Red or production red might be on the shortlist. Do you know what color the red one was a few weeks ago when you got them? As for the others, I think they are Leghorns.
     
  3. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Overrun With Chickens

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    The 2 white ones look like they may be part silkie by the fur on their necks. I know its not fur [​IMG].. But its the fluffy stuff silkies have..
    Wishing you best and [​IMG]
     
  4. bainismyname

    bainismyname New Egg

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    I was hoping they could all be pullets. I was thinking leghorn on the pair that look the same. A few weeks ago the red one was mostly yellow but had hints of redish brown throughout [​IMG] you can see it at the bottom
     
  5. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree
    #1 is a golden star/golden link (or red star, red link, etc.)
    #2 & #3 look to be a possible leghorn silkie cross or maybe something else?
    Also, "everyone" looks to be pullets there!
     
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  6. Silkie2

    Silkie2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Top red could be a cinnamon queen
    Not sure what the other ones are, it's hard to tell for me at that age.
     
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  7. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Top is a Red Sex Link and definitely a pullet because cockerels have a much different color. The other two look like Leghorns and they don't have Silkie feathers, that is their chick down and they appear to be pullets as of now. :)
     
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  8. rebrascora

    rebrascora Overrun With Chickens

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    My guess would be that they are all red sex links and if so, the two white ones will be cockerels. The comb on the one in the second picture is certainly quite large and it already has wattles which suggests cockerel to me. You can't see the comb on the photo of the third one, so I can't comment on that specifically.
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     
  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The white ones could be Leghorns, or they could be male red sexlinks.
     

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