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Need help identifying breed and sex if possible

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by fsuklee, May 13, 2016.

  1. fsuklee

    fsuklee New Egg

    Mar 7, 2016
    So I got three chicks from my local Rural King. They were advertised as barred rock pullet. One died after a week leaving me with two. I was extremely paranoid another would die leaving me with one. That fear did not materialize as they seem to be two healthy pullets. My concern now is two-fold....one is not a barred rock and and may be a he (or maybe that fear is in my head).

    First the non BR. Based on some googling I think it may just be a black sex-link. I was basing this on the brown in his chest. What do you guys think?


    Now for my BR. Today I thought that comb started to look a little red. This seems a little early for a hen since they are only two months. I know sexing at this age is difficult. Let me know if you guys need other photos or information.


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  2. Jensownzoo

    Jensownzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2016
    Saint Louis, MO
    I think you have two pullets and that you are right about the BSL.
  3. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 23, 2013
    Hilo, HI
  4. fsuklee

    fsuklee New Egg

    Mar 7, 2016
    Thanks for the responses. I was just getting paranoid I had a roo which would be a no-no here. Thanks....no I need to go finish that coop!!!
  5. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    southern AL
    both pullets and one black sex link. They look similar in comb as my two around that age and I was concerned my br might not be so much a pullet, but she is.

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