First Timer: Help identify chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ImaCLinTX, Mar 27, 2018.

  1. ImaCLinTX

    ImaCLinTX In the Brooder

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    I bought 2 batches of chicks (all hatched 3/1-3/5): 1) local feed store pullets - 2 dominique, 2 gold sex link and 2 Easter Eggers (look totally different one yellow and one light brown); 2) Tractor Supply pullets claim to be 2 brown Sussex and 2 black Sussex. Now I am told it's 96% accurate on being pullets but I already think one of my Doms is developing rather quickly and he/she was almost grey before starting to feather while other is more black. I have also been told there are no such thing as black sussex so what are the black chicks I bought? I would love help if anyone can determine the sex and type of chicks I have. I can probably keep a Roo but sure hope there is only one in the bunch. Pictures: 2 doms side by side, group: L to R GSL, 2 EE, Blk Sussex, 2 Dom (back to back, other GSL (hiding and the smallest), other Blk Sussex and one of the brown sussex out front (other not pictured)? Correct - thoughts?
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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    To young to sex, could you get better pictures of the black ones?
     
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  3. ImaCLinTX

    ImaCLinTX In the Brooder

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    Does it help if I just zoom the ones I have? If not, I will take one later when I get them back out. IMG_3517.jpg IMG_3519 2.jpg
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    You have a pair of Dominque's, the lighter one is the cockerel. Rest I can't make out from these pictures. Individual, full body, numbered pics of chicks works best...Standing broadside.
     
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  5. ImaCLinTX

    ImaCLinTX In the Brooder

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    Let me try this again with better pics:
    First, the supposed Black Sussex 1 - side & face then 2 side & face
    1 BS 1.1.jpg
    BS 1.2.jpg BS 2.1.jpg BS 2.2.jpg
    Now the Gold Sex Link? 1 & 2 (little)
    GSL 1.1.jpg GSL 1.2.jpg GSL 2.1.jpg GSL 2.2.jpg
    Now Easter Eggers?
    EE 1.1.jpg EE 1.2.jpg EE 2.1.jpg EE 2.2.jpg
    Now Brown Sussex?
    Br Sus 1.1.jpg Br Sus 1.2.jpg Br Sus 2.1.jpg Br Sus 2.2.jpg
    Last, but not least, the Dominiques (I have been thinking the lighter one was a roo, darn it all) Please don't let any others be. THEY SAID 95% accurate on pullets!
    Dom 1.1.jpg Dom 1.2.jpg Dom 2.1.jpg Dom 2.2.jpg
     
  6. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    Black Sussex doesn't sound right, I'm betting its another breed. Brown Sussex is a Speckled Sussex. Rest look right.
     
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  7. ImaCLinTX

    ImaCLinTX In the Brooder

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    Thank you. Spot any other potential roos? I have zero experience.
     
  8. Gray Farms

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    Just the Dom so far.
     
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  9. ImaCLinTX

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    I posted new pictures of all of the chicks including black ones. Could they be Black Star?
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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