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Chicken ID Help "Very Picture Heavy"

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jjp, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. jjp

    jjp Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone. I'm new to the forum. I'm enjoying reading all the great info. We are new to raising chickens and had a few chickens that we are trying to decide what they are and their sex. We ordered the rainbow layer assortment from McMurry. We received 26 healthy chicks and what a variety. We believe we have Orpington,Barred Rocks,Americana,Speckled Sussex,Ancona,Black Stars,Buff Brahmas. Any help on identification would be great. Thanks everyone. Looking forward to sharing our Chicken Adventure with everyone.[​IMG]

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    #3 Speckled Sussex
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    #5 Americana(Easter Egger)
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    #6 Ancona?
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    #7 Barred Rock
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    #8 Barred Rocks
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    #9 Black Star
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    #10 Black Star
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    #11 Orpington
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    #12 Not sure?
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    #13 Buff Brahma
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  2. crash0330

    crash0330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1. Production red
    2. New Hampshire
    5. Easter Egger ( basically an Ameraucana crossing carrying the white or green egg gene, doesnt make it any less of a bird than an Ameraucan tho, just not a recognized breed)
    4. black australorp
    12. either White Rock or Leghorn
    the rest of them I think youre right on
    1 and 5 seem to be roos.
     
  3. jjp

    jjp Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I thought 1 and 5 where Roos. The Easter Egger is huge compared to the others.

    Is there something on the Barred rocks that helps deciding what gender at this age. They will be 8 weeks old on Tuesday.
     
  4. crash0330

    crash0330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aside from roos having more reddish combs than pullets, another distinction is that Barred Rock roos usually the white color is more prominent on them.
    Dont worry seems like you have pullets there
     
  5. crash0330

    crash0330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh and BTW Welcome to BYC!!!!!!
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  6. jjp

    jjp Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the welcome!!
     
  7. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

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  8. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1. Production Red Male (Hatchery RIR)
    2. Production Red pullet
    3. Speckled Sussex pullet
    4. Australorp pullet
    5. EE male
    6. Xchecker Leghorn pullet
    7. and 8. Barred Rock pullets
    9. and 10. Black sexlinks (Blackstars) pullets
    11.Orpington pullet
    12. White Rock pullet
    13. Buff Brahma pullet, comb is single instead of pea.
     
  9. crash0330

    crash0330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No they are not the same thing, they might not be Show quality but they are New Hampsires.
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The EE roo may have been your free chickie.
    I'm SO tempted to order this assortment [​IMG]
     

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