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black chickens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by derrik38, Apr 30, 2007.

  1. derrik38

    derrik38 In the Brooder

    Apr 30, 2007
    i have 2 one month old chicks.ones all black think its the male because its about twice the size as the other.the other is black also but has some white on the front.the bigger one has hair on its leg.i looked at the brahams but it says something about the head being white. what kind ogf chicks mite they be? i live and bought them in south missouri.
  2. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana
    Could be a standard or giant Cochin. Without pics it's really hard to tell.
  3. Barnyard Dawg

    Barnyard Dawg Songster

    Feb 7, 2007
    Northern California
    My all black chicken is a black-sex link I don't have any roosters but she thinks she's the cock of the walk.
  4. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    My all black Chickens are Black Australorps.
    My girl rosa standing next to my Silver Spangled Hamburg Rooster This winter
  5. hencackle

    hencackle Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Telford, TN
    If you got your chicks from a feed store, they usually have a poster hanging up somewhere showing the breeds that the hatchery raises. It becomes a guessing game if you got them from a swap or flea market. Sometimes the mixed-breed chicks don't look like either parent.
  6. Venumfire

    Venumfire In the Brooder

    May 20, 2016
    Please post photos. If they have feathers on their feet and are mostly black with a little white, they could be baby French Black Copper Marans.
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    Determining breed without a picture is impossible.
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    need photos

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