Can Anyone guess what types of Chicks these are??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Happydaze, May 15, 2010.

  1. Happydaze

    Happydaze Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, I bought some Rhode Island Red hens and they were with a variety of different Roosters and I don't know what kind. We hatched some of their eggs at my Daughter's school and here is the outcome! Any guesses?? Also, can you tell the sex of them at one week old? To me it seems that there are 3 of them with a little bit of a larger comb than the other. The ones with the "larger" comb are the black one, the striped one, and the more reddish one, it seems the white ones and the orange faced white one have smaller combs...??

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  2. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    There's really no way for sure to tell at this age unless you bought sex links!!

    Cute babies!! [​IMG]

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  3. Happydaze

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    Okay, well I guess time will tell! Any guesses on what they might be crossed with?
     
  4. damarisgw

    damarisgw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The last one looks like a black sex link
     
  5. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    2. Maybe EE X ?
    3. Black Sex link? It's to early to tell their sex. [​IMG]
     
  6. Backyard_Chicken_rancher

    Backyard_Chicken_rancher Chillin' With My Peeps

    It looks to me as if you have 1 RIR but at this young age it is so hard to tell give it a month or so then take pics and ask the same question again.
     
  7. Happydaze

    Happydaze Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, I'll will do that for sure! Thanks!
     
  8. Happydaze

    Happydaze Out Of The Brooder

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    So I googled Black Sex link and it says that the mother would have been Barred Rock. All the mother hens were Rhode Island Reds. Plus doesn't have the White dot on top of head as Black sex links are supposed to have. Here is a shot of the mother hens.

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  9. damarisgw

    damarisgw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Only the males have the white dot on top of their head and the females are all black with red on their faces thats why they are called sex links
    because you can tell the sex when they are born by their appearences
     
  10. Happydaze

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    Oh I see, So is there any truth that a sex links' mother would have to be a Barred Rock??
     

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