Help with gender and breed please. I would be grateful.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by new chick mummy, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. new chick mummy

    new chick mummy Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 15, 2012
    North Yorkshire, England
    These are my 5 year old daughters class project ( living eggs )
    She is looking forward to raising them as are all of our children ( there are 8 )
    We would like any information you could give us please as this is our first exciting time at raising chickens..
    Thanks in advance :)[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
  2. Old Macdonald

    Old Macdonald New Egg

    Mar 15, 2012
    the top two pics appear to be road island reds. I also have two of those a little older than yours. the third one down is an old english black breasted red, from the looks of it. the last one looks like a black sex link but I'mn not too sure on that one. as far as the sex goes, you'll know in a couple weeks. that part is half the fun!
  3. NCchick1924

    NCchick1924 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 12, 2012
    Ruffin, North Carolina
    The first two appear to be RIR and the third a EE, not sure of the fourth pic.
  4. Marty1876

    Marty1876 Hi Everyone!

    I think the forth looks like Black Australorp. Send pics again when they are more feathered out.
  5. bigchiefhoho

    bigchiefhoho Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 5, 2012
    The first two are RIR or production reds. The third is definitely an easter egger - I have several that look just like that. No clue on the fourth.
  6. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    I think the last one is a black australorp.
  7. new chick mummy

    new chick mummy Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 15, 2012
    North Yorkshire, England
    Thank you very much. :)
  8. v.cyr

    v.cyr Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2010
    Greene, NY

    not sure about the EE verdict... no puffy cheeks, looks like yellow legs,hard to tell, but not green... and it looks smaller than the one in the first pic... I might lean more towards the OEGB. but time will tell...
  9. pixiedouglas

    pixiedouglas Chillin' With My Peeps

    rhode island red or red sex-link
    easter egger
    barred rock possibly

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