Mixed bag of chicks, need help sorting them out!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bnb2108, Jun 19, 2016.

  1. bnb2108

    bnb2108 Out Of The Brooder

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    A friend and I split an order of 15 chicks from Murray McMurray that was supposed to include Aracaunas, Barred Rocks, Cuckoo Marans, Black Polish, Samon Faverolles, Silver Laced Wyandottes, and Speckled Sussex. A total of 18 chicks showed up, and we're not sure which is which or whether we actually got females as promised. Here are the six that my broody silkie adopted, they're about six weeks old, thoughts? Below are my best guesses.

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    I think this is the silver-laced Wyandotte. Comb had me worried it's a roo.

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    Barred rock. Barring and comb suggest roo?

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    Barred pullet?

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    Speckled Sussex? Pullet?

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    Salmon faverolle, pullet?

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    Obviously the polish, but how on earth do you tell these apart?

    Thanks!!
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    You breed guesses are correct. The first Barred Rock is definitely a cockerel, and the SLW is iffy. The rest appear to be pullets.
     
  3. bnb2108

    bnb2108 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, thanks. I felt pretty confident the barred rock was a cockerel. The last rock I tried to get was also a roo, and he looked just the same. I'm crossing my fingers about the SLW. I guess time will tell!
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree on the breeds, and I do think the SLW and the Rock are cockerels.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Queen Misha and donrae
     

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