Ideal Poultry Extras...What are they???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by soulsong, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. soulsong

    soulsong Songster

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    I purchased some red silkies from Ideal and they sent extras, they are obviously larger then the silkies, so I figure they are large fowl. But I have no clue what they are....here are two pics...Any help would be great!! Thanks!
    all are black with white spots on their heads, wings and butts....
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  2. LovinMyPeeps

    LovinMyPeeps Sees Wine Dots

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    Quote:They look to be barred rocks..
     
  3. cheryl98117

    cheryl98117 Songster

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    Quote:They look to be barred rocks..

    I agree.
     
  4. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Songster

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    They could also be black sex links. I don't know how to tell the difference at that age, but i recently hatched some black sex links with that exact color pattern.
     
  5. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    They're also probably cockerels... "packing peanuts" usually are.
     
  6. soulsong

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    i kina figured they were roo's. but the breed threw me..Thanks everyone!
     

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