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Help Identify these Extras for Warmth

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ThreeBoysChicks, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    I had received my order back in February and received extras for warmth. I originally assumed that they were Black Sex Links. I have never had Black Sex Links in the past and I knew that they had Barring similar to a Barred Rock. But looking at them more closely these last couple of days, I am pretty sure they are Barred Rocks and that two of them might actually be pullets. Take a look and give me your opinion.

    SpeckledHen - No these are not your babies already.

    #1 - Barred Rock Roo
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    #2 - Barred Rock Hen?
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    #3 - Barred Rock Hen?
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    Do you agree?
     
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2009
  2. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2008
    Hayward, Ca
    yes the darker ones are pullets congrats on female stuffers/ warmth chicks
     
  3. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    How old these chicks, I don't know much about sexing them, But I tink you are wright they look like females.

    Omran
     
  4. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    They are 1 month old yesterday.
     
  5. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2008
    Hayward, Ca
    yes deff the 1st one a roo and the last two pullets i got some right now too they are about 5 1/2 weeks old
     
  6. fairladi_chick

    fairladi_chick Out Of The Brooder

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    Oct 4, 2008
    gray court,sc
    we have 22 barred rocks & they never looked that dark,, we could always see their bars,, the ones you have there dont look like they have much white in them.
     
  7. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2008
    Hayward, Ca
    this is here as a chick
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    this is here in the middle
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    this is what she looks like now
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    this just shows they can be so dark the white doesnt show up till later but it will show up
     
  8. GardeNerd

    GardeNerd Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have 2, well just one now because I sold one today along with an EE. Mine both looked exactly like chick #3. They came from the hatchery as sexed pullets. The folks here said they were pullets when I posted pics last week. I agreed, but I wanted confirmation before listing them for sale as pullets.
     
  9. melissastraka

    melissastraka Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2009
    Hoquiam, WA
    1 is a roo for sure and the others are hens. i have many of these and mine look the same! congrats on 2 hens!
     
  10. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2008
    Hayward, Ca
    jw wondering why you would sell hens for?, are you a city dweller with a limit?
     

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