Confused about chicks. Help.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Tiffany24, Mar 16, 2013.

  1. Tiffany24

    Tiffany24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, Earlier this afternoon my husband and I got 6 chicks. 4 are pullets but I'm wondering what breed they are. The other 2 I'm not sure of their breed or gender. Any help would be appreciated. Here are a few pictures. The second and third pictures are the same chick. Thanks.





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  2. crazy4chickens5

    crazy4chickens5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is actually impossible to tell you exactly what the future chicken breed will be, because so many breeds have look-a-like chicks. But I can tell you that the dark yellow are most likely buff orpingtons, and the light yellows are white leghorns. Those ones are usually quite easy to tell at that age.Hope I helped a bit! :)
    -Kyle
     
  3. Megan Amber

    Megan Amber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry I'm not much help but the only thing I can tell you is that the two smallest ones are bantam's. Bantam's are fun and are usually pretty great layers and mine often go broody! The roosters can be pretty mean though. You really have to show em who's boss! They sure are cute though!
     
  4. Sparrow

    Sparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mystery bantam #1-Golden Sebright.

    Mystery chick #2-Could be a lot of things, but one thing it isn't is an EE or Ameracauna. I see a LOT of people saying that a chipmunk-y looking chick is one of those two breeds, even when they lack the trademark puffy cheeks and greenish legs. Yours is definitely not one of those two breeds, but could be a ton of others!
     
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  5. vickichicki

    vickichicki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with sparrow on #1 being a Golden sebright.

    #2 possible Silver Duckwing OWBG?
     
  6. Tiffany24

    Tiffany24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I love this sight. [​IMG]
     
  7. Tiffany24

    Tiffany24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Updates on the chicks. The littlest 2 passed away a few days after I made this tread which broke my heart. I got very attached to them. The other 4 are doing great and eat like little piggies. Here are a few pictures. Do they still look like White Leghorns and Buff Orpingtons? Thanks. [​IMG]

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  8. Kassyc88

    Kassyc88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thoseones are not buffs, they look to me just like my red/gold sex links. I have both buffs and sex links chicks right now as well as other breeds that are 2.5 weeks old.
     
  9. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are not buffs, they are Red SLs. You can ID them even while small by their little caramel racing stripes on their backs. These stripes mean that they are female.

    The other two are Leghorns.
     

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