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Can anyone help me identify these chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Trixie27FL, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. Trixie27FL

    Trixie27FL Out Of The Brooder

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    I was given one chick and purchased the other two, but I have no idea what breeds they are! Can anyone help me identify the breeds? I think I might have three different kinds? They are between 4 and 5 weeks old. I live in Florida, where it is 98 during the day and around 75 at night. Is it ok to turn them out in a coop at this point?
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    Thank you for the help, I'm afraid I'm a bit clueless about raising chicks!

    Tammy
     
  2. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The black one appears to be a Barred Plymouth Rock.
     
  3. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also, excuse my manners, and [​IMG]

    Glad you are with us. There is a lot of information here to help you along the way.
     
  4. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The two chicks in the bottom picture appear to be a Barred Plymouth Rock on the left (pullet - girl) and the green legged one *should* be an Easter Egger. First picture I do not know.
     
  5. colebarnhart

    colebarnhart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Agree Barred rock pullet and EE not sure if MorF, and the 1st one looks like a RIR to me. That's a big maybe on the coop idea, not sure what you have built, the temp shouldn't be a problem.
     
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  6. BantamoftheOpera

    BantamoftheOpera Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1st picture is a Rhode Island Red, Second picture b&w is a barred plymouth Rock and the little cream colored one might be a Bantam Easter Egger, at this angle she looks much smaller!
     
  7. BeetleChick

    BeetleChick Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm in NC, ours have been out in the coop since they were 4 weeks old, they are 8 weeks old now. We don't have any other chickens, just these 12, they love being out in their run. They did need a heat lamp a few nights when it dropped in the 50s and 60s, but that's not a problem now.
     
  8. acy0029

    acy0029 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think that black one is a Cuckoo Marans are the bottom of it's feet yellow or white? Yellow=BR,Whitish pink=Marans.
     
  9. Trixie27FL

    Trixie27FL Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so much for all of the responses! The bottom of the black one's feet are yellow and a little bit webbed actually. The little one with the green legs in the picture with the black one is actually a week younger than the other two. He is the one that was given to me via a project on hatching eggs in my son's science class. We had heard that one wouldn't survive alone so we got two other ones to go with it and they were larger, but we bought them from a feed store that had all sorts of chicks together so we had no idea what kind we got. I really appreciate all of the help!

    Tammy
     
  10. thehbcrew

    thehbcrew Out Of The Brooder

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    1st looks just like my rhode island red, second is looks like my Plymouth barred rock, and its friend i assume is an EE based on their responses, i dont have one so not 100%, but the others i have
     
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