Hoping to identify an assortment of chicks from the farmers market.

jaruca

In the Brooder
11 Years
May 3, 2008
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Georgian Bay, ON
Hi! I couldn't pass up these 7 cuties at the market this morning, (ok, ok,...and a pair of silkies), and I have no idea what they are!

A, C, D - have feathered feet.
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Close up of B & C
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Close up of D
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My hens are all grown so having chicks again is so exciting.
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I'm curious as to what they are so any guesses would be much appreciated.
[Hoping they are not all roosters,
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Thanks!
 

jaruca

In the Brooder
11 Years
May 3, 2008
40
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Georgian Bay, ON
Thank you. My son and I have fallen in love with them already! I'm afraid now that they might have been somebody's 'rooster cull' because of their little combs, (ignorance is bliss). We already have a rooster and one is enough for us. Oh well, we'll just enjoy them for now and if they turn out to be boys I'll just have to re-home them.
 

kera!

Songster
9 Years
Jan 1, 2011
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Navajo County
well here goes a & g black australorps and c and cochin e & f EE's and b & d black stars..someone else will chime in tht has alot of experience everyone is so great on here..
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jaruca

In the Brooder
11 Years
May 3, 2008
40
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Georgian Bay, ON
^Thanks for your feedback. If the two are Black Stars, would that mean they are pullets because of their colouring? (Although one of them has feather-y legs
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) I also thought Cochin for the white chick and EE's for a couple of them. I've never had an Australorp but they sound like nice birds.

Any guesses on age? I was thinking 4 weeks-ish?

Is it too soon to bother trying to sex them?

Thanks again
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