Four Little Chickens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Peep-Chicken, Feb 21, 2015.

  1. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I have four chickens, that all hatched in December, and need some insight please :) They are most likely barnyard mixes, chance they could be purebred.

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    Pullet? RIR cross? Hatched 12/24/14

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    Cockerel? Barred rock? Hatched 12/25/14

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    Dixon. Cockerel? Black star? Hatched 12/13/14
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    Ebony. Pullet? Black star?

    Ebony is my favorite. Please don't tell me she is one of those meat birds. She's really wobbly on her feet.
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    Here is her and her hatch mate. [​IMG]
    Ebony also has saddle feathers?

    Thanks!
     
  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Ebony isn't a meat type bird but is a cockerel as are the 2 barred ones.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Last edited: Feb 21, 2015
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree the red bird is your only pullet. the rest are mixed breed cockerels.
     
  5. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Okay thanks everyone.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree with Wyandottes7's guesses.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    So do I.
     
  8. jlquick30

    jlquick30 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feel like pic #2 could be a barred rock cockerel? His feathering is different from #3, which looks like a BSL boy.
     
  9. Renee572

    Renee572 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First one looks like a pullet and looks like my Rhode Island Red- here's her at about 5 weeks, she is now 11 weeks in pic below with my barred rock
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    2nd one looks like my Barred Rock which I also am thinking is a cockerel

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    I'm not sure on breeds of the last 2 but I think the 3rd one is a cockerel as well, No guess on the 4th ones gender.
     

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