Hoping for pullets, please help

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HillToHollow, May 30, 2017.

  1. HillToHollow

    HillToHollow Just Hatched

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    I have 8 chickens that I purchased as pullets from Cherokee Feed and Seed store here in GA. They are 14 weeks old, four are Ameracauna and four are supposed to be Black Australorp, as you can see they are look more like Barred Rocks. From looking at the feathering I am not seeing any pointy feathers to say rooster but I would appreciate any input on gender and breed. Many thanks for input since I'm a newbie.
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    #1 Brownie - Ameraucana
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    #2 Falcon - Barred Rock?
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    #3 Gray - Barred Rock?
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    #4 Hawk - Ameraucana
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    #5 Little One - Ameracauna we almost thought we had a bantam, still a bit smaller than the others guess just a runt, but she holds her ground.
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    #6 Midnight - Barred Rock?
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    #7 Speckles - Ameracauna
    spot.jpg #8 Spot - Barred Rock?
     
  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    You should get a lot of eggs!!!
     
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  3. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Be Happy! Read more. Premium Member

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    I see girls girls girls..Easter Eggers and Barred Rocks...
    those are NOT Australorps.
     
  4. HillToHollow

    HillToHollow Just Hatched

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    Thanks for the input. I don't know how I lucked out on all girls!
     
  5. lpatelski

    lpatelski Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My take for what it's worth:
    #1 Brownie - Ameraucana: YES
    #2 Falcon - Barred Rock?: Maybe a Cuckoo Maran - Dark Chocolate eggs
    #3 Gray - Barred Rock?: Maybe a Cuckoo Maran - Dark Chocolate eggs
    #4 Hawk - Ameraucana: May be a Welsummer - Brown speckled eggs
    #5 Little One - Ameraucana: YES
    #6 Midnight - Barred Rock?: Maybe a Cuckoo Maran - Dark Chocolate eggs
    #7 Speckles - Ameraucana: May be a Welsummer - Brown speckled eggs
    #8 Spot - Barred Rock? Maybe a Cuckoo Maran - Dark Chocolate eggs

    I see no roosters, and no Black Australorps. The good news is I believe your cuckoo barred pullets will be Marans! Please let us know when they start laying. 22 to 24 weeks.
     
  6. HillToHollow

    HillToHollow Just Hatched

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    Thanks! Looking forward to those first eggs and maybe I'll know a little more about their breed.
     
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  7. lpatelski

    lpatelski Chillin' With My Peeps

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    GOOD LUCK! Keep them safe!
     
  8. kcrandall

    kcrandall Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All pullets - Ameracauna and Barred Rocks. Cuckoo Marans have a different barring pattern.
     
  9. KikisGirls

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    Definitely not any Welsummers either.
     
  10. Chicken_Kate

    Chicken_Kate Just Hatched

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    #5 could be a Rooster. All look like Easter Eggers and barred Rocks
     

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