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Need help determining breed of these chicks!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jb13, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. jb13

    jb13 New Egg

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    I'd appreciate any experienced input on the breed of these chicks. We rescued them from a family that could not keep them due to their town's regulations. I'm a newbie, so I'm doing my best to self educate and it would help tremendously to know what breed I'm dealing with.

    The only info I have is that they were purchased at a Tractor Supply store, supposedly have high egg productivity and will be smaller than RIRs when full grown. They have 5 toes and are a very light yellow with some very faint rusty-brownish markings around the neck (not sure how much you can see from pics). I'm estimating them to be about 2 weeks old now, but again, I'm guessing.

    Any and all input will be greatly appreciated. Let me know if any other questions need to be answered to help out in possible determination of breed.

    Thank you in advance![​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. Apyl

    Apyl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Silkies are hard to sex. You'll probably have to wait if the crow or lay an egg. Oops, I'm not awake.lol

    Nice looking chicks btw.
     
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2012
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    silkies
     
  5. jb13

    jb13 New Egg

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    Thanks everyone. Appreciate the expert input! Now a more focused education can continue...
     

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