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

  1. fsuklee

    fsuklee Hatching

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    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?


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    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.

    Thanks.

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  2. Jensownzoo

    Jensownzoo Songster

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    I think you have two pullets and that you are right about the BSL.
     
  3. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Free Ranging

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    2x
     
  4. fsuklee

    fsuklee Hatching

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    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 Songster

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    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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