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

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jaruca, May 24, 2011.

  1. jaruca

    jaruca Out Of The Brooder

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    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. [​IMG] I'm curious as to what they are so any guesses would be much appreciated.
    [Hoping they are not all roosters, [​IMG] lol]

    Thanks!
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I have no clue, but they sure are cute. [​IMG]
     
  3. jaruca

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    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.
     
  4. kera!

    kera! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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..[​IMG]
     
  5. jaruca

    jaruca Out Of The Brooder

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    ^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 [​IMG]) 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 [​IMG].
     
    Last edited: May 24, 2011

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