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Day old chicks! Need help figuring out breeds!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Gemleaf, May 5, 2016.

  1. Gemleaf

    Gemleaf Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey y'all! I bought this broody hen on Craigslist a few weeks ago with some hatching eggs and yesterday 7 babies hatched. The broody hen is a orphington, but she's not the biological mom to any of the chicks. I need help figuring out the chicks breeds. These are the breeds she says she has in her flock; easter eggers, spec sussex, polish, silky, barred rock, orpington, Rhode Island Red, and gold laced wyndottes. Most of them should be crosses of these.

    Here's a picture of the eggs. [​IMG]

    And these are the chicks.[​IMG]
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    This one was the first to hatch and for sure came out of one of darker brown eggs.
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  2. Angie8eggs

    Angie8eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First chicks could be a buff Orpington
    Last pic a Wyandotte. I am just really guessing here. I keep going back and forth [​IMG] But they sure are cute!!!!
     
  3. Angie8eggs

    Angie8eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The second to last one a Polish or Silkie mix. I can't wait to see what they start to turn into. ;)
     
  4. Serenity06

    Serenity06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The fourth one is most likely a Speckled Sussex. The two black ones with white on their head and wings are probably Barred Rock mixes. The first one could be Buff Orpington. They're all adorable. :)
     
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  5. Serenity06

    Serenity06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep us posted!
     

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