my mixed bag chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Leannemarie, Apr 18, 2011.

  1. Leannemarie

    Leannemarie Out Of The Brooder

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    Any confirmation on breeds and sexes would be awesome......[​IMG]

    The first three we think are buff brahmas......which I am so excited about!

    Franny
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    Dotty
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    Opal
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    These ones we were told look like red sexlinks as chicks but one looks very different that the other two...

    Lucy
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    Calloway
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    Sunny....she has NO red at all, all yellow.....just thought that was strange....but a pleasant surprise!
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  2. hennyannie

    hennyannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On those sexlinks, the first two do look like RSL, but the third looks like a buff, maybe BO?
     
  3. SunnyCalifornia

    SunnyCalifornia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The last one does have the coloring of a Buff Orpington. Right color legs, right color beak... Is she noisy, but super sweet? If so... definitely a Buff Orp!
     
  4. lady feathers

    lady feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ranny looks like she could be a frank based on that pic looks like a much wider comb than the other two light brahmas.... maybe you will have a breeding trio!
     
  5. spiritdance

    spiritdance Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed, Franny looks like a roo.
     
  6. Leannemarie

    Leannemarie Out Of The Brooder

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    I am going to be super bummed out if Franny is a roo.....that chick is the sweetest one of the bunch!
     
  7. mommto3kiddos

    mommto3kiddos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lucy looks identical to my red sexlink girls!!
     
  8. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unfortunately if Lucy and Calloway are sex-links, then they are more than likely roosters. Calloway MIGHT be a hen but Lucy is definitely a roo based on the coloration. Guess you could call him Lucifer, Lucian, Luther, or Luke [​IMG] The last one does look like a BO. And the first three are Buff Brahmas like you guessed [​IMG]
     
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  9. Leannemarie

    Leannemarie Out Of The Brooder

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    lucy is the only one i figured to be a roo, based on attitude.....major butthead to the other sexlink......so i was preparing myself for that....
     
  10. Steergirl

    Steergirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Honestly I don't see any roos. And Lucy (and Calloway) is a red sex link (Golden Comet) and Sunny looks like a BO! (Buff Orpington) [​IMG] As far as others claiming the Franny is a roo because of the comb, judging by the title I would assume that these are hatchery chicks so they will all vary slightly from the "standard".
     

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