Assortment of Chicks. Pic Heavy

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jschaaff, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. Jschaaff

    Jschaaff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had 9 chicks hatch yesterday (incubator) and have no idea what these little guys might be. I had put an assortment of blue and brown eggs in the bator.

    3 of these guys hatched out of my araucana/ameraucana/EE eggs...but I am not sure who (except the first one pictured below)



    My roosters are Columbian Rocks, and my various hens are as follows:

    New Hampshire Red
    White Araucana
    Brown Araucana
    Brown Ameraucana
    Silver-Laced Wyandotte
    Mottle Java
    Barred Rock
    Buff Brahma
    Golden Comet


    This one hatched from a blue egg:

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    This one hatched from a brown egg:

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    I am not sure on the egg color of the rest.

    We are hoping this is a brahma, but he/she doesn't have feathered feet

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    The twins:

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    I'm guessing barred rock on this one-Some black spotting on the feet, tho it's hard to see in the pictures:

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    This one looks so similar to my cornish x's. Obviously not a cornish, but again, as with the others, no clue:

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    No pics on the last one yet, she/he's still drying out.

    Thanks for your help!

    Jessa
     
    Last edited: Sep 1, 2011
  2. Stacykins

    Stacykins Overrun With Chickens

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    No idea what they are other than ADORABLE!

    I can't see any tufts on any of them, too bad, since tufts are so cute on araucanas. Can you tell if any are rumpless? Hard to tell with pictures sometimes, but if you run your finger over their bum you won't feel the little stub of a tailbone since rumpless chickens are literally missing their coccyx. '
     
  3. Jschaaff

    Jschaaff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you [​IMG] I checked, all have "rumps" [​IMG]

    Anyone have any guesses?
     
  4. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you hatched out some Barred rock eggs, then they would be sexlinked. Spot=cockeral, no spot= pullet
    Hard to tell when they're little, you could look at their combs and narrow it down some.
     
  5. Jschaaff

    Jschaaff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you farmerChef. I am quite certain the black chick, with the white spot on his head, is a barred rock cockeral.

    The rest of the chicks, I really don't know. I'll post pictures again as they get older and maybe I'll get some guesses.

    Thank you!

    Jessa
     
  6. PtldChick

    PtldChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A) From white Ameracauna/EE
    B) Barred rock or mottled java
    C) ? guessing one of the brown EEs
    D) NHR
    E) BR
    F) same as A or GC (from white parent)
    G) GC (red parent) or NHR
     
  7. monkeemakr

    monkeemakr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Is this 100% true? I bought some barred rocks from the feed store this spring - I think they came from Mount Healty. They all had spots, and they all turned out (like they were supposed to be) pullets. I'm confused. [​IMG]
     
  8. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you breed almost any non-barred rooster to a barred hen, the chicks will be sexlinked.
     

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