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clueless..what breed..any roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pghoff, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. pghoff

    pghoff Hatching

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    Hi There, pretty new to the chicken world. I have 5 chickens about 10 weeks old. 3 I'm confident are White Leghorns, the 2 black I thought were Austrolorps, but now one has some copper color feathers coming in on the back and I'm just not sure what they are. The black chicks are much smaller than my leghorns..who frankly are the size of small turkey! All I want are eggs...so please tell me I have all ladies..I'm not sure I can stand eating my little friends! oh, and please use newbie language, as otherwise, I'll have no idea what you are saying to me!
    Thanks from Vermont]

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  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Free Ranging

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  3. RockwaterFarm

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    the 2 black chicks may be Copper Marans
     
  4. pghoff

    pghoff Hatching

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  6. chics in the sun

    chics in the sun Songster

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    I'm new to this, too, but I do have a leghorn, and I pretty sure you do not. Those are huge! Leghorns are known for their slight build. Maybe white rocks?
     
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  7. nittanyxi

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    I'd say 3 white rocks and 2 of them are roos
     

  8. chics in the sun

    chics in the sun Songster

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    White Plymouth Rocks - sorry, the first time I tried to find "Barred Rocks", I couldn't figure it out - it's under "Plymouth Rocks", and white is the color.
     
  9. pghoff

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    Thanks Folks, Hate to say it, but if two are roo's , we'll be having a big chicken dinner. We can't have roosters in our neighborhood! Thanks for all of your input.
     
  10. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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