Can someone tell me what these lil ones are?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jdmtz, Aug 17, 2014.

  1. jdmtz

    jdmtz Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm new to chicks, my bf has 8 full grown chickens and got me three of my own chicks, he thinks they are Orpington and Easter eggers or Rhode Island reds, can someone tell me what breeds my babies are?

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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    The darker, redder chicks are probably Production Reds (hatchery Rhode Island Reds) and the lighter, buff colored chicks are Buff Orpingtons.
     
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  3. TaraBellaBirds

    TaraBellaBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Individual side shot pics are best for determining sex and breed. The yellow chick is either a buff orp or a buff rock (leg color is the only way to tell for sure). I agree that the red chicks are most likely Production reds.
     
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  4. Ol Grey Mare

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  5. jdmtz

    jdmtz Out Of The Brooder

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    It was kind of bad lighting, I tried to get good pictures, the full grown chickens are 4 different breeds. We are going to get more chicks in a couple months and build our own coop. My boyfriend laughs at the names I gave them : Peepers, Pippy, and Prissy
     
  6. jdmtz

    jdmtz Out Of The Brooder

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    Their legs are an orange color

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  7. jdmtz

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    Here's a picture of their legs , it's not a great picture but they won't stay still lol
     

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