Identifying 2 week old chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wildthingsfarm, Feb 19, 2015.

  1. wildthingsfarm

    wildthingsfarm In the Brooder

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    My order of Black Austrolorp pullets got mixed in with the "freebies" (which also happened to be black!) in our brooder. They pretty much all look the same to my untrained eye. Is there specific identifying feature(s) that will help me separate them? Thanks!
     
  2. wildthingsfarm

    wildthingsfarm In the Brooder

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    Here are a couple. Barred Rock, maybe?
     
  3. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Songster

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    The australorps will be solid black, with some white down on the undersides and a few white wing feathers as chicks. The ones with the head spots and barring are the extras. They could be barred rocks but since they were freebies, they are more likely black sex link males.
     
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    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    Agreed.
     
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    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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