DAY OLD Chicks!! PLS Help me sort out mix and match game!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Minky, Apr 6, 2018.

  1. Minky

    Minky Songster

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    I have 8 chicks (1 and 2 days old).

    Daddy is : Cream Legbar (NOT crested)

    Momma's are : Buff Orpington, Barnevelder, Easter Egger (gold head, brown/black body, with beard muffs, peacomb)

    What i know:
    at least 3 are Buff Orpingtons (found the marked shells)
    at least 1 is Barnevelder (found the marked shell)
    MYSTERY- 2 could be either BO or Barnevelder
    only 2 are EE (only set 3 blue eggs and one didnt hatch)

    My guesses are:
    two yellows are BO- maybe boys?
    1 orange one ...BO- maybe girl?
    light chipmunk twins are EE? one has puffy cheeks...???? or maybe 1st one is BO ??
    Dark ones-the freckled dark one...i thought EE?? but that would mean one light chipmunk must be BO?? (cant have 3 EE)
    2 dark twins with single comb ..-- Barnevelders ?

    I'd love some help!!!!

    PICS IN ORDER - yellows, orange, 2 light chipmunk, 3 dark chipmunk top down, (then close up of the freckled one, and then the twins.)
     

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    Last edited: Apr 6, 2018
  2. oregonkat

    oregonkat Crowing

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    :weeSuper, super cute!!! I cannot help with the breeds as I am hopeless with that stuff. Congrats though, I'll bet your hen is pleased!!
     
  3. mgbantams

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    The first and second photos are buff orpingtons. The freckled one is definitely and Easter egger and the chipmunk one that has its own picture I think is also an Easter egger. The last few dark ones I'm pretty sure are barnevelders, but I haven't ever had barnevelders so I'm not so sure on those.
     
  4. Minky

    Minky Songster

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    oregonkat -thanks! we're all thrilled!
    mgbantams- thanks!! thats a big help!
     

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