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Black chicks! Ideas?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Heckel's Hens, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. Heckel's Hens

    Heckel's Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are 3 week old BCMs, can you tell the gender with these? I think I have 3 roos and 2 hens.
    1. mossy roo?
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    2. hen with small blackish comb?
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    3. roo?
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    Here are my babies from a mixed pen. I know the one is a Polish, 2 are Maran/Welsummer mix, 3 are EE mixes (2 blue eggs, 1 green) and 2 are barnyard mixes. Seems like all the roos were either a partridge colored EE, gorgeous blue/black Ameracauna or a black polish. Just curious for guesses what they might look like later on. Just for fun.

    4. Polish mix
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    5. reddish brown face and black body. reddish feet and beak?
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    6. TINY all-black chick with black feet
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    7. EE mix. Came from a green egg.
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    8. The lone grey chick. Came from a regular brown egg.

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    Anyone have chicks look like these? What did they grow up to look like?
     
  2. Heckel's Hens

    Heckel's Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No one has chicks that look like these? LOL
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I'd say Roo, pullet, Roo on the BCM's.



    I think the polish mix is a boy from the thick legs. (but I don't have polish, so my opinion might not be worth much - plus they can be tricky to sex)

    #5 looks like it has a rose comb? If so, it's probably a gold laced wyandotte.
    #6 could be a black sex link
    #7 I would guess EE/BCM mix.
     
  4. fitchyyy

    fitchyyy Out Of The Brooder

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    What breed did number 5 turn out to be? I got a few just like that in an assortment today and am wondering what they are!
     

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