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Help me with these feed store chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by saraiquimby1, Feb 19, 2016.

  1. saraiquimby1

    saraiquimby1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2014
    Hello! So instead of organizing the chicks, my local RK store has pretty much made every bin an"assorted breeds" bin. So can anyone help me out with what kind all these may be? Not great pictures but if I can get an idea of what I'm looking at that would be great. Thanks!!
  2. saraiquimby1

    saraiquimby1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2014
  3. MonicainAZ

    MonicainAZ Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2015
    Phoenix, AZ
    The little red ones I think will be production reds or RIR.
    The black and yellow ones could be barred rocks, black australorps, or black jersey giants, or a mix of the above.
    The chipmunky chicks could be any number of things, but they are most probably EE, especially if they have green legs.

    Or at least that's my best guess anyhow!!
  4. dan26552

    dan26552 True BYC Addict

    Oct 28, 2014
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
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  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Reddish chicks will be some type of Red birds. Rhode Island, production, cherry eggers, sex links, along those lines.

    Black with a white spot on the head means barred Rock, or possibly cuckoo Marans. Yellow skin and straight comb is Rock. White/pink skin and straight comb is Marans. Yellow skin and rose comb is Dominique, which are kind of rare at a feed store, around here anyway. Straight comb and yellow skin and feathered legs would be a barred Cochin, also pretty rare around here unless it's in the bantam bin.

    Black with white underbelly and no spot on the head is probably an Australorp. Black with a solid head and underbelly is probably a black sex link pullet.

    Chipmunks can be a lot of different breeds. It's the base color for partridge, black breasted red, pretty much all the brown/gold colors. If they have greenish/dark legs, pea combs (just a wider spot vs the little sawtooth of a straight comb) and a beard, they're Easter eggers.

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