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Help: what breed are these baby chickens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by yueries, Mar 7, 2015.

  1. yueries

    yueries Hatching

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    Very new chicken lover needs your help: I just bought 6 baby girls from Tractors Supply today. The chicks are all female, but the store was unable to tell me what the breed is. Im not even sure if it is possible to tell when they are this young, but if yes, could anyone help me with identifying the breed? They are yellowish undertone birds with a orange-brownish top of the head, and two orange-brownish lines on their back. Thank you! :)[​IMG]
     

  2. LRH97

    LRH97 Songster

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    I'd say Production Red or maybe Red Sex-Links. You'll get plenty of eggs from them! Oh and.......[​IMG]
     
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  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    They are probably Red Sex Link chicks. If, as they mature, they develop a white underfluff and white feathers in the tail, you will know for sure that they are. If so, they will be egg laying machines. :eek:)
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    I'm also thinking Red Sex-Links.
     
  5. yueries

    yueries Hatching

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    Thank you everyone for your response! I researched on red sex-links after I read your posts. I do think that my birds look really like them. I'll update in a few weeks. :)
     
  6. Mommachirp

    Mommachirp In the Brooder

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    Just got red star aka red sex-links. They are identical to your chicks.
     
  7. yueries

    yueries Hatching

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    Thank you! That's very helpful!
     

  8. Mommachirp

    Mommachirp In the Brooder

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    See? They look like your chicks!
     
  9. yueries

    yueries Hatching

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    Yes!!! Thank you so much for the picture. They look very happy! :)
     
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  10. LotsOLopsChicks

    LotsOLopsChicks Chirping

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    Got them, have them, from TSC Pullet bin.

    Gold Comets AKA Red Sex Links- Egg Machines and friendly!
     

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