My hatchlings...some Barred Rock and some RIR

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Knight Hawk Ranch, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. Knight Hawk Ranch

    Knight Hawk Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I did manage to get some eggs to hatch after dh moved my incubator. Only 4 surviving Barred Rock and 3 RIR chicks. I think the new location created to much air current and being that the bator is old and cheap, things just did not work right.

    So here are my chickies. Care to guess on sexes?
    I suspect 1 roo and 2 pullets in the RIR. One of which is my upside down chick from hatching. Took 2 days to right herself but she did and is fine.

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  2. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2008
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    Male BR chicks will often have larger, blotchy white spots on their heads, while the females have smaller, more defined spots. Looking at your pics, I'm guessing 2 males and 2 females, but I'm no expert.
     
  3. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

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  4. RooptyDoo

    RooptyDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with Jossanne 2 males and 2 females
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Quote:Me, too. Cute!
     

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