Are these really barred rock chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HeatherTheMommy, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so this week i went to my local tractor supply to look for chicks for my silkie to raise. They had a huge bin of black chicks that said black sex link. So i picked 6 with no white dot on the head. Then today i go in and hand written on the same bin of chicks now says black australorp. So annoyed because i wanted pullets. Now some feathers are coming in and they all have white on the tips of their wings and look like they may be barred but they had all black heads as a female bsl. These pictures arent the best and are from 2 days ago. Will try to add more tomorrow.
     
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  2. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Our local TSC has been doing a grand job of mislabeling chicks this year. Also the quality of some of their breeds (silkies especially) has been very poor. It looks as if they have changed suppliers.
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    They sure look like black Australorps.
     
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  5. HeatherTheMommy

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  7. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But black australorps would not have white in their wings? I will add more pictures tomorrow of them now that their wings are beginning to feather
     
  8. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is the first and last time i will ever buy chicks from tsc
     
  9. saraem

    saraem Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 3 week old BA has white at the tips of her wings and has since she began feathering. I've been told this is normal and they will be lost at first molt.

    Ironically, she was also bought due to a mislabel - I was told she was a BR and I was too uneducated at that point to know better.
     
  10. srm7731

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    I would call and complain. I've had to do it before and they either refunded me money or gave me more chicks.
     

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