Can anyone ID these 6 week old birds?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BethM, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. BethM

    BethM Out Of The Brooder

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    I am hoping someone can tell me what kind of chickens I have. This our first time with chickens and we bought them at TSC and we thought we were getting 15 cornish rocks. Nope we have 9 of those and 6 mystery birds. Anyway, we have 4 cockrels and 2 hens. Here is one of each:

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    It's pretty easy to tell which one is which. Here's the roo:

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    And a close up of the hen:
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    They were supposed to be meat birds (we do have 5 pullets of unknown breeds as well) so I am hoping they are at least a dual purpose. The hens are very sweet and we will keep them for eggs. If anyone can tell me what these pretty birds are it would be great!

    Thanks
    Beth
     
  2. cabinonalake

    cabinonalake Out Of The Brooder

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    they look like the light brahma that I ordered.. could be wrong though (newbie)..
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    They aren't light Brahmas, Brahmas have feathered legs. Light Sussex have pink legs. Maybe they're Columbian Rocks?
     
  4. chickldymachias

    chickldymachias Out Of The Brooder

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    maybe columbian rocks perhaps?
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i was thinking delawares
     
  6. chickldymachias

    chickldymachias Out Of The Brooder

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    maybe light sussex?
     
  7. cabinonalake

    cabinonalake Out Of The Brooder

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    I bet they'll be pretty what ever they are as adult birds!
     
  8. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A lovely pair of columbian Rocks.
     
  9. Angelwings

    Angelwings Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like they are delawares.
     

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