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Breed? Sex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by New Homesteader, Mar 27, 2015.

  1. New Homesteader

    New Homesteader New Egg

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    Here are my 5 week old babies from TSC. I appreciate any input. This is all new to me.
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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    The goldish colored ones might be Buff Orpingtons, since they do have white/pink legs.
    The brown/red ones look like hatchery Rhode Island Reds / Production Reds.
    The white birds could be White Leghorns, are a little heavy looking for those though, so maybe White Plymouth Rocks.

    At five weeks would vote the first buff one is a cockerel ... None of the others scream cockerel right now but I'd also be keeping an eye on the second buff, and the red on the right and the white on the left in the last picture.

    And Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Assuming all of your chicks are in the bottom pic, you have a Buff Orpington, two Production Reds, and two White Rocks.
     
  4. w2teals

    w2teals Out Of The Brooder

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    Agreed with breeds. And I don't know about gender the first buff SCREAMS cockerel at me for 5 weeks old.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    P.S, The Buff Orpington is likely a cockerel. I don't see anything screaming cockerel in the other four, so I'm leaning toward all pullets on those four at this point.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed.
     
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  8. New Homesteader

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    Thanks everyone.
     

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