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Can you help me identify the breeds I have?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Maryb, Oct 23, 2014.

  1. Maryb

    Maryb Out Of The Brooder

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    I just received 26 chick from McMurray Hatchery. I got the Rainbow heavy layer mix. They said there would be at least 5 breeds but did not say what breeds they would be. I've included some photos of my new little babies. Can anyone help me identify the breeds?[​IMG]
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  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] back side of it

    [​IMG] front side of it, this black and white is a silver laced wyandotte
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    X2 on Wyandottes7's guesses. It can be hard to identify chicks at such a young age, but as they get older, we should be able to tell their breed for sure.
     
  5. Maryb

    Maryb Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. I'm so excited to have them. I'll post individual photos this weekend. They are all doing so good. I held each one for a little bit this afternoon. I guess they will get more use to me with time and exposure. I'm going to look up the adult version of the breeds you think I might have.
     
  6. Maryb

    Maryb Out Of The Brooder

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    Wish the hatchery had told me. I would assume they know. Guess I'm just excited. They are so cute!
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    There are so many breeds that could be in the rainbow layer mix, it's hard to say for sure at this age. I'd say post when they're around 4-6 weeks, by that age most will be able to be sorted.
     
  8. Maryb

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    I took better individual photos of my babies. Maybe that will help identify them. I'll take more in a few weeks.
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