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Baby chicks..breed & sex guesses?

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

  1. heatherledet

    heatherledet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These chicks were hatched by a friend and given to us. Any guesses on breed or sex? I think big bird and oreo are roos and the rest maybe hens..im new to this though and could totally be wrong.

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  2. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're too young yet, although the comb on Oreo is "big", try more pics when they're about 4 - 6 wks. Sky & Stormy are "my favorites" , will be interesting to see what they color out to be.
     
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  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    They are to young to sex, do you know she mixed different breeds with one rooster or breeds pure bred? If she breeds pure bred these are my guesses:
    Oreo= maybe Barred Rock
    Stormy= has muffed cheeks so I would say Easter Egger but does it have feathered legs?
    Sky= same as Stormy
    Fancy= Maybe a Black Australorp
    Big bird= maybe a Buff Orpington
    Splash= Maybe a Ancona
    Harper= Easter Egger
    Sunflower= Maybe sometime type of bantam
     
  4. heatherledet

    heatherledet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay im going crazy wanting to know the actual breeds and genders. Here is my though in all the information i have gathered. I think you could be possibly right about oreo or maybe hes a black orp mixed with splash? There is a chick with a partridge pattern named hawk(etta) which is an EE and so is harper. I think splash and sunflower are maybe splash orps, big bird a buff orp., storm and sunny blue spash orps fancy possible also black orp or BR like oreo. I could be way wrong. I got as much info as i could from my friend about her birds and the eggs she incubated, here is the problem though she gathered all the eggs together and just picked out a few and incubated them. Im so anxious, i suck at waiting!! Thanks for your in put. About to see what i can find about a few of the breeds you mentioned!
     
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  5. heatherledet

    heatherledet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're growing but idk still thinking oreo and big bird are roos. [​IMG]
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  6. heatherledet

    heatherledet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] better pic of oreo
     

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